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Sains-lès-Pernes is located in France
Coordinates: 50°28′42″N 2°21′26″E / 50.4783°N 2.3572°E / 50.4783; 2.3572Coordinates: 50°28′42″N 2°21′26″E / 50.4783°N 2.3572°E / 50.4783; 2.3572
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Heuchin
Intercommunality Pernois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Hermant
Area1 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 252
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62740 / 62550
Elevation 111–186 m (364–610 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 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.

Sains-lès-Pernes is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Sains-lès-Pernes is at the junction of the D70 and D71 roads, some 27 miles (43 km) northwest of Arras, close to the town of Pernes. It is the source of the river Clarence, at a place known as "Le Buich".


Historical population of Sains-lès-Pernes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 247 271 262 250 221 209 252
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Berthe, dating from the sixteenth century.

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