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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
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
 • 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.


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 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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