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A general view of Saint-Venant
A general view of Saint-Venant
Coat of arms of Saint-Venant
Coat of arms
Saint-Venant is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Flajolet
Area1 14.24 km2 (5.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,367
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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

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