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Château de Liettres
Château de Liettres
Coat of arms of Liettres
Coat of arms
Liettres is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Liettres is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°35′47″N 2°20′35″E / 50.5964°N 2.3431°E / 50.5964; 2.3431Coordinates: 50°35′47″N 2°20′35″E / 50.5964°N 2.3431°E / 50.5964; 2.3431
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality CA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Pruvost
Area1 3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 281
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62509 /62145
Elevation 32–91 m (105–299 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

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


Liettres is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) northwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51.5 km) west of Lille, on the D186e2 and D186, bordered by the A26 autoroute.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
205 226 229 241 224 239 281
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Remains of the fifteenth-century chateau, partly destroyed in 1542 by troops of the Duke de Vendôme.
  • The seventeenth-century chateau.
  • An ancient windmill.
  • Sacré-Coeur chapel.

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