Labourse

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Labourse
The town hall of Labourse
The town hall of Labourse
Coat of arms of Labourse
Coat of arms
Location of Labourse
Labourse is located in France
Labourse
Labourse
Labourse is located in Hauts-de-France
Labourse
Labourse
Coordinates: 50°29′56″N 2°40′51″E / 50.4989°N 2.6808°E / 50.4989; 2.6808Coordinates: 50°29′56″N 2°40′51″E / 50.4989°N 2.6808°E / 50.4989; 2.6808
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonNœux-les-Mines
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Dobrowolski
Area
1
4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,798
 • Density600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62480 /62113
Elevation18–44 m (59–144 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A large farming and light industrial village, situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Béthune and 22 miles (35.4 km) southwest of Lille on the D65 and the D943. The commune is also traversed by the A26 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Labourse
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population2130220119261711205720282190
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]

  • A nineteenth-century chateau.
  • The church of St. Martin, rebuilt in the 16th century.
  • The chapel, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after World War I.
  • A museum, telling of the deportations of World War II.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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