Marles-les-Mines

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Marles-les-Mines
A general view of Marles les Mines
A general view of Marles les Mines
Coat of arms of Marles-les-Mines
Coat of arms
Location of Marles-les-Mines
Marles-les-Mines is located in France
Marles-les-Mines
Marles-les-Mines
Marles-les-Mines is located in Hauts-de-France
Marles-les-Mines
Marles-les-Mines
Coordinates: 50°30′10″N 2°30′11″E / 50.5028°N 2.5031°E / 50.5028; 2.5031Coordinates: 50°30′10″N 2°30′11″E / 50.5028°N 2.5031°E / 50.5028; 2.5031
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonAuchel
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Coffre
Area
1
4.55 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,642
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62555 /62540
Elevation37–99 m (121–325 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.

Marles-les-Mines is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

As the name suggests, an ex-coalmining town, which now relies on light industry and farming. It is situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of Béthune and 36 miles (57.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D70 and D188 roads. The Clarence River flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
8765 9942 7938 7327 6790 6088 5869
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Vaast, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Some remains of the coal industry – pit head machinery and buildings.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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