Ruitz

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Ruitz
Commune
The town hall of Ruitz
The town hall of Ruitz
Ruitz is located in France
Ruitz
Ruitz
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Ruitz is located in Hauts-de-France
Ruitz
Ruitz
Coordinates: 50°28′06″N 2°35′25″E / 50.4683°N 2.5903°E / 50.4683; 2.5903Coordinates: 50°28′06″N 2°35′25″E / 50.4683°N 2.5903°E / 50.4683; 2.5903
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Nœux-les-Mines
Intercommunality CA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Adancourt
Area1 4.96 km2 (1.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,541
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62727 /62620
Elevation 43–111 m (141–364 ft)
(avg. 62 m or 203 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.

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

The trumpeter Alexis Demailly was born in Ruitz in 1980.

Geography[edit]

Ruitz is situated about 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of Béthune and 36 miles (57.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D72 and D86e roads.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
948 1016 1035 1426 1594 1582 1541
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Maurice, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau.

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