Hersin-Coupigny

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Hersin-Coupigny
The town hall and festival hall of Hersin-Coupigny
The town hall and festival hall of Hersin-Coupigny
Coat of arms of Hersin-Coupigny
Coat of arms
Location of Hersin-Coupigny
Hersin-Coupigny is located in France
Hersin-Coupigny
Hersin-Coupigny
Hersin-Coupigny is located in Hauts-de-France
Hersin-Coupigny
Hersin-Coupigny
Coordinates: 50°26′49″N 2°38′56″E / 50.4469°N 2.6489°E / 50.4469; 2.6489Coordinates: 50°26′49″N 2°38′56″E / 50.4469°N 2.6489°E / 50.4469; 2.6489
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonNœux-les-Mines
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Caramiaux
Area
1
12.02 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
6,336
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62443 /62530
Elevation46–186 m (151–610 ft)
(avg. 82 m or 269 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming town situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Lens, at the junction of the D301 and the D65 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hersin-Coupigny
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population7272798075007015667964986336
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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