Ligny-lès-Aire

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Ligny-lès-Aire
Ruins of the windmill
Ruins of the windmill
Coat of arms of Ligny-lès-Aire
Coat of arms
Location of Ligny-lès-Aire
Ligny-lès-Aire is located in France
Ligny-lès-Aire
Ligny-lès-Aire
Ligny-lès-Aire is located in Hauts-de-France
Ligny-lès-Aire
Ligny-lès-Aire
Coordinates: 50°33′26″N 2°20′48″E / 50.5572°N 2.3467°E / 50.5572; 2.3467Coordinates: 50°33′26″N 2°20′48″E / 50.5572°N 2.3467°E / 50.5572; 2.3467
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonAire-sur-la-Lys
IntercommunalityBéthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Sgard
Area
1
8.04 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
613
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62512 /62960
Elevation52–132 m (171–433 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ligny-lès-Aire is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Ligny-lès-Aire is situated some 13 miles (20.9 km) northwest of Béthune and 36 miles (57.9 km) west of Lille, on the D341, D90e and D90 roads.

Its surrounded by the common Westrehem, Rely and Auchy-au-Bois, Ligny-lès-Aire is located 17 km northwest of the Bruay Buissière the largest city nearby.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006563—    
2007572+1.6%
2008580+1.4%
2009596+2.8%
2010622+4.4%
2011620−0.3%
2012619−0.2%
2013618−0.2%
2014625+1.1%
2015629+0.6%
2016613−2.5%

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections 2nd Round [2][edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Marine Le Pen FN 54.58
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 51.47
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 53.41
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 81.82

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • An ancient windmill.

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