Ourton

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Ourton
Commune
The town hall of Ourton
The town hall of Ourton
Coat of arms of Ourton
Coat of arms
Ourton is located in France
Ourton
Ourton
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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 (2008–2014) Jean-Charles Cordonnier
Area15.28 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)2771
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62642 /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. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Geography[edit]

Ourton is situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51.5 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D86e and N41 roads.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
726 732 703 726 704 700 771
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

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

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