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The town hall of Lespesses
The town hall of Lespesses
Coat of arms of Lespesses
Coat of arms
Lespesses is located in France
Coordinates: 50°33′48″N 2°25′30″E / 50.5633°N 2.425°E / 50.5633; 2.425Coordinates: 50°33′48″N 2°25′30″E / 50.5633°N 2.425°E / 50.5633; 2.425
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Dupont
Area1 3.09 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 424
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62500 /62190
Elevation 33–84 m (108–276 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

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


A small farming village, situated some 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Béthune and 33 miles (53.1 km) west of Lille, on the D185 and D185e1, by the banks of the Nave River. The commune is separated into two parts by the A26 autoroute.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
375 381 337 340 415 401 424
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.

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