Montigny-en-Gohelle

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Montigny-en-Gohelle
The church of Montigny-en-Gohelle
The church of Montigny-en-Gohelle
Coat of arms of Montigny-en-Gohelle
Location of Montigny-en-Gohelle
Montigny-en-Gohelle is located in France
Montigny-en-Gohelle
Montigny-en-Gohelle
Montigny-en-Gohelle is located in Hauts-de-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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonHénin-Beaumont-1
IntercommunalityCA Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Marcello Della Franca[1]
Area
1
3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
10,180
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62587 /62640
Elevation23–42 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.

Montigny-en-Gohelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[3]

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]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
19688,908—    
19759,232+0.51%
198211,140+2.72%
199010,629−0.59%
199910,558−0.07%
200710,338−0.26%
201210,326−0.02%
201710,198−0.25%
Source: INSEE[4]

Places of interest[edit]

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

Twin Towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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