|Intercommunality||Lens – Liévin|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Alain Roger|
|Area1||3.72 km2 (1.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62628 / 62221|
|Elevation||23–43 m (75–141 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-sous-Lens belongs to the Agglomeration community of Lens – Liévin, which consists of 36 communes, with a total population of 250,000 inhabitants.
The Courrières mine disaster on March 10, 1906, affected Noyelles-sous-Lens.
Noyelles-sous-Lens is twinned with:
Noyelles-sous-Lens was the birthplace of Edita Piekha (born 1937), Russian actress and singer of French and Polish heritage.
- Twinning: Roundstone News, January 2009
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