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The chateau of Penin
The chateau of Penin
Coat of arms of Penin
Coat of arms
Penin is located in France
Coordinates: 50°19′41″N 2°29′07″E / 50.3281°N 2.4853°E / 50.3281; 2.4853Coordinates: 50°19′41″N 2°29′07″E / 50.3281°N 2.4853°E / 50.3281; 2.4853
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Atrébatie
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Lavigne
Area1 9.14 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 404
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62651 /62127
Elevation 108–151 m (354–495 ft)
(avg. 133 m or 436 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.

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


Penin is situated 14 miles (23 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D77 and D82 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
321 346 330 333 330 356 404
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau.

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