Leforest

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Leforest
The road into Leforest
The road into Leforest
Coat of arms of Leforest
Coat of arms
Location of Leforest
Leforest is located in France
Leforest
Leforest
Leforest is located in Hauts-de-France
Leforest
Leforest
Coordinates: 50°26′17″N 3°03′54″E / 50.4381°N 3.065°E / 50.4381; 3.065Coordinates: 50°26′17″N 3°03′54″E / 50.4381°N 3.065°E / 50.4381; 3.065
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonHénin-Beaumont-2
IntercommunalityCA Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2015) Christian Musial
Area
1
6.22 km2 (2.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
7,156
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62497 /62790
Elevation20–66 m (66–217 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Leforest is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) east of Lens, at the junction of the D161 and the D120 roads.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Leforestois.

Historical population of Leforest
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population7380798980477882719567467129
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.Nicolas, dating from the eighteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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