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Gonnehem is located in France
Coordinates: 50°33′44″N 2°34′29″E / 50.5622°N 2.5747°E / 50.5622; 2.5747Coordinates: 50°33′44″N 2°34′29″E / 50.5622°N 2.5747°E / 50.5622; 2.5747
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Delelis
Area1 15.31 km2 (5.91 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 2,235
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62376 / 62920
Elevation 17–44 m (56–144 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Gonnehem is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A large farming village situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Béthune and 22 miles (35.4 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D181, D182 and the D70 roads.


Historical population of Gonnehem
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004
Population 1701 1755 1740 1805 2172 2141 2235
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 fifteenth-century chateau de Werppe.
  • The manorhouse de Bron, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church at the hamlet of Busnettes.

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