Vendin-lès-Béthune

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Vendin-lès-Béthune
The town hall of Vendin-lès-Béthune
The town hall of Vendin-lès-Béthune
Coat of arms of Vendin-lès-Béthune
Coat of arms
Location of Vendin-lès-Béthune
Vendin-lès-Béthune is located in France
Vendin-lès-Béthune
Vendin-lès-Béthune
Vendin-lès-Béthune is located in Hauts-de-France
Vendin-lès-Béthune
Vendin-lès-Béthune
Coordinates: 50°32′34″N 2°36′26″E / 50.5428°N 2.6072°E / 50.5428; 2.6072Coordinates: 50°32′34″N 2°36′26″E / 50.5428°N 2.6072°E / 50.5428; 2.6072
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonBéthune
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Baptiste Guelton
Area
1
3.63 km2 (1.40 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
2,474
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62841 /62232
Elevation21–45 m (69–148 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

Vendin-lès-Béthune is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining area, Vendin-lès-Béthune is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of Béthune and 24 miles (38.6 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D180 and D181e roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Vendin-lès-Béthune
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population2026204025332302245025262474
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.Vaast, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The war memorial.
  • The Harlem Shake place
  • The Guelton memorial

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