Saint-Venant

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Saint-Venant
Commune
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
Saint-Venant
Saint-Venant
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Area114.24 km2 (5.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)23,367
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62770 /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.

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

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