Montigny-en-Gohelle

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Montigny-en-Gohelle
Commune
The church of Montigny-en-Gohelle
The church of Montigny-en-Gohelle
Coat of arms of Montigny-en-Gohelle
Coat of arms
Montigny-en-Gohelle is located in France
Montigny-en-Gohelle
Montigny-en-Gohelle
Coordinates: 50°25′43″N 2°55′51″E / 50.4286°N 2.9308°E / 50.4286; 2.9308Coordinates: 50°25′43″N 2°55′51″E / 50.4286°N 2.9308°E / 50.4286; 2.9308
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Hénin-Beaumont-1
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Lecamus
Area1 3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 10,311
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62587 /62640
Elevation 23–42 m (75–138 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.

Montigny-en-Gohelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Montigny-en-Gohelle is former coalmining town, nowadays a light industrial and dormitory town, 7 miles (11 km) east of Lens, on the D46, D39e and the N43 roads. The A21 autoroute runs straight through the commune.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
8787 8908 9232 11,140 10,629 10558 10,311
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Madeleine, rebuilt along with most of the town, after the First World War.

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