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Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Haisnes
Coat of arms
Haisnes is located in France
Coordinates: 50°30′31″N 2°48′09″E / 50.5086°N 2.8025°E / 50.5086; 2.8025Coordinates: 50°30′31″N 2°48′09″E / 50.5086°N 2.8025°E / 50.5086; 2.8025
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Douvrin
Intercommunality Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Frederic Wallet
Area1 5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 4,357
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62401 /62138
Elevation 22–47 m (72–154 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

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


Haisnes is a former coalmining town, now a light industrial and farming commune, situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) east of Béthune and 16 miles (25.7 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D163 and the D947 roads.


Historical population of Haisnes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 2696 2709 3106 3970 4525 4357
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]

St.Nicaise church

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