Ham-en-Artois

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Ham-en-Artois
Abbey gateway and church
Abbey gateway and church
Coat of arms of Ham-en-Artois
Coat of arms
Location of Ham-en-Artois
Ham-en-Artois is located in France
Ham-en-Artois
Ham-en-Artois
Ham-en-Artois is located in Hauts-de-France
Ham-en-Artois
Ham-en-Artois
Coordinates: 50°35′23″N 2°27′32″E / 50.5897°N 2.4589°E / 50.5897; 2.4589Coordinates: 50°35′23″N 2°27′32″E / 50.5897°N 2.4589°E / 50.5897; 2.4589
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonLillers
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Selin
Area
1
3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,020
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62407 /62190
Elevation19–33 m (62–108 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ham-en-Artois is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village, situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) northwest of Béthune and 28 miles (45.1 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D91 and the D94 roads. Two small streams flow through the commune: the Guarbecque and the Fauquethun.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ham-en-Artois
Year196219681975198219901999
Population85686389010051032989
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 Benedictine abbey church of St.Saveur, dating from the twelfth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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