Vendin-le-Vieil

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Vendin-le-Vieil
The town hall of Vendin-le-Vieil
The town hall of Vendin-le-Vieil
Location of Vendin-le-Vieil
Vendin-le-Vieil is located in France
Vendin-le-Vieil
Vendin-le-Vieil
Vendin-le-Vieil is located in Hauts-de-France
Vendin-le-Vieil
Vendin-le-Vieil
Coordinates: 50°28′29″N 2°52′00″E / 50.4747°N 2.8667°E / 50.4747; 2.8667Coordinates: 50°28′29″N 2°52′00″E / 50.4747°N 2.8667°E / 50.4747; 2.8667
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonWingles
IntercommunalityCA Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Hiel
Area
1
10.67 km2 (4.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
8,747
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62842 /62880
Elevation20–66 m (66–217 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining area, once boasting 2 pits, now a farming and light industrial town, Vending-le-Vieil lies 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Lens, at the junction of the D38e and the D164e roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Vendin-le-Vieil
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population7090720868666934693867987054
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.Leger, rebuilt along with the rest of the town, after World War I.
  • The modern church of St.Auguste.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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