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Coat of arms of Ferfay
Coat of arms
Ferfay is located in France
Coordinates: 50°31′08″N 2°25′31″E / 50.5189°N 2.4253°E / 50.5189; 2.4253Coordinates: 50°31′08″N 2°25′31″E / 50.5189°N 2.4253°E / 50.5189; 2.4253
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gaston Nicolle
Area1 3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 880
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62328 / 62260
Elevation 65–112 m (213–367 ft)
(avg. 106 m or 348 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Ferfay is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A former coalmining and now a farming village some 10 miles (16.1 km) west of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D341 and the D91 roads.


Historical population of Ferfay
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 893 1015 910 888 920 880
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Lugle-et-Saint-Luglien, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The ruins of a chateau destroyed in 1944.

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