Festubert

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Festubert
The town hall of Festubert
The town hall of Festubert
Coat of arms of Festubert
Coat of arms
Location of Festubert
Festubert is located in France
Festubert
Festubert
Festubert is located in Hauts-de-France
Festubert
Festubert
Coordinates: 50°32′39″N 2°44′15″E / 50.5442°N 2.7375°E / 50.5442; 2.7375Coordinates: 50°32′39″N 2°44′15″E / 50.5442°N 2.7375°E / 50.5442; 2.7375
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonDouvrin
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Douvry
Area
1
7.64 km2 (2.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,337
 • Density180/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62330 /62149
Elevation18–21 m (59–69 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Festubert is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. The village was on the Western Front during the First World War and was largely destroyed in the May 1915 Battle of Festubert.

Geography[edit]

A farming village some 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Béthune and 21 miles (33.8 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D166 and the D72 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Festubert
Year196219681975198219901999
Population66767967077010461120
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.