Ourton

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Ourton
Orten
The town hall of Ourton
The town hall of Ourton
Coat of arms of Ourton
Location of Ourton
Ourton is located in France
Ourton
Ourton
Ourton is located in Hauts-de-France
Ourton
Ourton
Coordinates: 50°27′23″N 2°28′48″E / 50.4564°N 2.48°E / 50.4564; 2.48Coordinates: 50°27′23″N 2°28′48″E / 50.4564°N 2.48°E / 50.4564; 2.48
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonAuchel
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Charles Cordonnier[1]
Area
1
5.28 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
763
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62642 /62460
Elevation73–163 m (240–535 ft)
(avg. 96 m or 315 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ourton (French pronunciation: ​[uʁtɔ̃]; West Flemish: Orten) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[3]

Geography[edit]

Ourton is situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D86e and N41 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968732—    
1975703−0.58%
1982726+0.46%
1990704−0.38%
1999700−0.06%
2007766+1.13%
2012793+0.70%
2017769−0.61%
Source: INSEE[4]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Vaast, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A sixteenth century manorhouse.
  • Remains of an ancient chateau.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  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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