The church of Fleurbaix
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Joseph Catteau|
|12.86 km2 (4.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|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.|
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.
The inhabitants are called Fleurbaisiens.
|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
- The church of Notre-Dame, built in 1929, is the work of architect Louis M. Cordonnier.
- The four Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
- Remains of a Carthusian abbey.
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- Rue-David CWGC cemetery
- Rue-de-Bois CWGC cemetery
- Rue-Petillon CWGC cemetery
- The CWGC graveyard in the communal cemetery
- Fleurbaix on the Quid website (in French)
- Website of the Sports Association (in French).
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