Noyelles-Godault

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Noyelles-Godault
The town hall of Noyelles-Godault
The town hall of Noyelles-Godault
Coat of arms of Noyelles-Godault
Coat of arms
Noyelles-Godault is located in France
Noyelles-Godault
Noyelles-Godault
Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 2°59′41″E / 50.4208°N 2.9947°E / 50.4208; 2.9947Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 2°59′41″E / 50.4208°N 2.9947°E / 50.4208; 2.9947
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Hénin-Beaumont-2
Intercommunality CA Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Urbaniak
Area1 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 5,153
 • Density 950/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62624 /62950
Elevation 22–50 m (72–164 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

Noyelles-Godault is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Noyelles-Godault is a former coal mining town, nowadays a light industrial and commercial town, 10 miles (16 km) east of Lens, at the junction of the A21 autoroute and A1 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2009
5478 5551 5050 5474 5655 5539 5257 5153
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Notable people[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, rebuilt along with most of the town, after the First World War.
  • One of the most important commercial zone of the region which surrounds the Auchan mall.

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