Guarbecque

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Guarbecque
Commune
The town hall of Guarbecque
The town hall of Guarbecque
Coat of arms of Guarbecque
Coat of arms
Guarbecque is located in France
Guarbecque
Guarbecque
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Guarbecque is located in Hauts-de-France
Guarbecque
Guarbecque
Coordinates: 50°36′41″N 2°29′25″E / 50.6114°N 2.4903°E / 50.6114; 2.4903Coordinates: 50°36′41″N 2°29′25″E / 50.6114°N 2.4903°E / 50.6114; 2.4903
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality CA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Fiancette
Area1 5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,268
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62391 /62330
Elevation 16–22 m (52–72 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A light industrial and farming village, situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) north of Béthune and 28 miles (45.1 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D186 and the D187 roads. The Canal d'Aire and the Guarbecque stream flow through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Guarbecque
Year196219681975198219901999
Population111811711270137312991268
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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