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Coat of arms of Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen
Coat of arms
Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen is located in France
Coordinates: 50°25′08″N 2°36′02″E / 50.4189°N 2.6006°E / 50.4189; 2.6006Coordinates: 50°25′08″N 2°36′02″E / 50.4189°N 2.6006°E / 50.4189; 2.6006
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Houdain
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Fréville
Area1 7.95 km2 (3.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 880
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62356 /62150
Elevation 77–186 m (253–610 ft)
(avg. 188 m or 617 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.

Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen is a farming village situated some 10 miles (16.1 km) south of Béthune and 20 miles (32.2 km) southwest of Lille, on the D57 road.


Historical population of Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 997 1078 1014 974 907 880
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]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, rebuilt on old foundations during the 19th century.
  • A group of dolmen, known as the Table des Fées (The Fairies' Table).
  • The fifteenth century Château d'Olhain.
  • The Arboretum d'Olhain

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