Fouquières-lès-Béthune

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Fouquières-lès-Béthune
The town hall of Fouquières-lès-Béthune
The town hall of Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Coat of arms of Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Coat of arms
Location of Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Fouquières-lès-Béthune is located in France
Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Fouquières-lès-Béthune is located in Hauts-de-France
Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Coordinates: 50°30′56″N 2°36′42″E / 50.5156°N 2.6117°E / 50.5156; 2.6117Coordinates: 50°30′56″N 2°36′42″E / 50.5156°N 2.6117°E / 50.5156; 2.6117
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonNœux-les-Mines
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Seulin
Area
1
2.42 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,095
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62350 /62232
Elevation23–49 m (75–161 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Fouquières-lès-Béthune is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and light industrial 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, N41 and the N43 roads. The A26 autoroute passes by, just yards from the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fouquières-lès-Béthune
Year196219681975198219901999
Population537540102995211681133
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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References[edit]

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

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