La Couture, Pas-de-Calais

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La Couture
The church, war memorial and town hall of La Couture
The church, war memorial and town hall of La Couture
Coat of arms of La Couture
Coat of arms
Location of La Couture
La Couture is located in France
La Couture
La Couture
La Couture is located in Hauts-de-France
La Couture
La Couture
Coordinates: 50°34′55″N 2°42′46″E / 50.5819°N 2.7128°E / 50.5819; 2.7128Coordinates: 50°34′55″N 2°42′46″E / 50.5819°N 2.7128°E / 50.5819; 2.7128
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonBeuvry
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Gaquère
Area
1
13.52 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,862
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62252 /62136
Elevation15–20 m (49–66 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A large farming village, situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Béthune and 18 miles (29.0 km) west of Lille at the junction of the D169 and the D170 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of La Couture, Pas-de-Calais
Year196219681975198219901999
Population130313271332166621652249
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 church of St. Pierre, rebuilt along with the rest of the village. after World War I.
  • The memorial to Portuguese soldiers of 1914-18.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


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