Saint-Venant

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Saint-Venant
A general view of Saint-Venant
A general view of Saint-Venant
Coat of arms of Saint-Venant
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Venant
Saint-Venant is located in France
Saint-Venant
Saint-Venant
Saint-Venant is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Venant
Saint-Venant
Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 2°32′43″E / 50.6232°N 2.5453°E / 50.6232; 2.5453Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 2°32′43″E / 50.6232°N 2.5453°E / 50.6232; 2.5453
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonLillers
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Flajolet
Area
1
14.24 km2 (5.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,052
 • Density210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62770 /62350
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Venant is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department (administrative division) in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Venant is situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) northwest of Béthune and 26 miles (41.8 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D186 and D916 roads and by the banks of the Lys River.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
4029 4328 3988 4127 3887 3208 3367
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Michael Glover & Jonathan Riley, 'That Astonishing Infantry': The History of The Royal Welch Fusiliers 1689-2006, p299
  3. ^ Comite des Parcs et Jardins de France website/ Accessed 15 September 2014

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