Fleurbaix

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Fleurbaix
Commune
The church of Fleurbaix
The church of Fleurbaix
Coat of arms of Fleurbaix
Coat of arms
Fleurbaix is located in France
Fleurbaix
Fleurbaix
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Beuvry
Intercommunality Flandre Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Joseph Catteau
Area1 12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,480
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62338 /62840
Elevation 16–20 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
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1437 1457 1647 1993 2221 2500
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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]