Gonnehem

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Gonnehem
The town hall of Gonnehem
The town hall of Gonnehem
Coat of arms of Gonnehem
Coat of arms
Location of Gonnehem
Gonnehem is located in France
Gonnehem
Gonnehem
Gonnehem is located in Hauts-de-France
Gonnehem
Gonnehem
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonLillers
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Delelis
Area
1
15.31 km2 (5.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,604
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62376 /62920
Elevation17–44 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.

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

The trumpeter Marc Geujon was born in Gonneheim on 8 October 1974.

Geography[edit]

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.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Gonnehem
Year1962196819751982199019992004
Population1701175517401805217221412235
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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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