Fouquereuil

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Fouquereuil
Commune
The town hall of Fouquereuil
The town hall of Fouquereuil
Coat of arms of Fouquereuil
Coat of arms
Fouquereuil is located in France
Fouquereuil
Fouquereuil
Coordinates: 50°31′11″N 2°36′07″E / 50.5197°N 2.6019°E / 50.5197; 2.6019Coordinates: 50°31′11″N 2°36′07″E / 50.5197°N 2.6019°E / 50.5197; 2.6019
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Nœux-les-Mines
Intercommunality Nœux et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Ogiez
Area1 2.01 km2 (0.78 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,023
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62349 /62232
Elevation 24–53 m (79–174 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village suburb situated just 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D181 and the D181E roads. The A26 autoroute passes by, just yards from the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fouquereuil
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1236 1259 1264 1115 1056 1023
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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