Quernes

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Quernes
Quernes is located in France
Quernes
Quernes
Coordinates: 50°36′21″N 2°22′02″E / 50.6058°N 2.3672°E / 50.6058; 2.3672Coordinates: 50°36′21″N 2°22′02″E / 50.6058°N 2.3672°E / 50.6058; 2.3672
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé Delabre
Area1 2.75 km2 (1.06 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 464
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62676 / 62120
Elevation 25–71 m (82–233 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

Quernes is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

Quernes is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) northwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51.5 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D186e1 and D186 roads.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
317 324 332 360 466 469 464
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Omer, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Remains of an ancient watermill.

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