Gosnay

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Gosnay
The church of Gosnay
The church of Gosnay
Coat of arms of Gosnay
Coat of arms
Location of Gosnay
Gosnay is located in France
Gosnay
Gosnay
Gosnay is located in Hauts-de-France
Gosnay
Gosnay
Coordinates: 50°30′29″N 2°35′15″E / 50.5081°N 2.5875°E / 50.5081; 2.5875Coordinates: 50°30′29″N 2°35′15″E / 50.5081°N 2.5875°E / 50.5081; 2.5875
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonNœux-les-Mines
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Verloo
Area
1
2.21 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
954
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62377 /62199
Elevation25–61 m (82–200 ft)
(avg. 29 m or 95 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A former coal-mining town, now a light industrial and farming village, situated some 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Béthune and 25 miles (40.2 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D181 and the N41 roads. Junction 6 of the A26 autoroute is about 1/2 mile east.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Gosnay
Year196219681975198219901999
Population126713881297117812261195
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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