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Maisnil-lès-Ruitz is located in France
Coordinates: 50°27′10″N 2°35′09″E / 50.4528°N 2.5858°E / 50.4528; 2.5858Coordinates: 50°27′10″N 2°35′09″E / 50.4528°N 2.5858°E / 50.4528; 2.5858
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Houdain
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Miniot
Area1 5.56 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,415
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62540 /62620
Elevation 91–181 m (299–594 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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


Maisnil-lès-Ruitz is situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Béthune and 35 miles (56.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D72, D301 and D179 roads.


Historical population of Maisnil-lès-Ruitz
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 1284 1287 1205 1192 1235 1215 1415
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]

  • An eighteenth-century manorhouse.
  • The church of St. Sébastien, dating from the seventeenth century.

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