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Coat of arms of Guarbecque
Coat of arms
Guarbecque is located in France
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 Lillers
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
 • 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 CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.


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.


Historical population of Guarbecque
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1118 1171 1270 1373 1299 1268
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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