Fleurbaix

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Fleurbaix
The church of Fleurbaix
The church of Fleurbaix
Coat of arms of Fleurbaix
Coat of arms
Location of Fleurbaix
Fleurbaix is located in France
Fleurbaix
Fleurbaix
Fleurbaix is located in Hauts-de-France
Fleurbaix
Fleurbaix
Coordinates: 50°39′11″N 2°50′01″E / 50.6531°N 2.8336°E / 50.6531; 2.8336Coordinates: 50°39′11″N 2°50′01″E / 50.6531°N 2.8336°E / 50.6531; 2.8336
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonBeuvry
IntercommunalityFlandre Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Joseph Catteau
Area
1
12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population
(1999)2
2,480
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62338 /62840
Elevation16–20 m (52–66 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

Fleurbaix is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village some 15 miles (24.1 km) northeast of Béthune and 13 miles (20.9 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D176 and the D171 roads, at the border with the department of Nord. A Stream, the "Becque du Biez", flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Fleurbaisiens.

Historical population of Fleurbaix
Year196219681975198219901999
Population143714571647199322212500
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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