Verquin

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Verquin
The town hall of Verquin
The town hall of Verquin
Location of Verquin
Verquin is located in France
Verquin
Verquin
Verquin is located in Hauts-de-France
Verquin
Verquin
Coordinates: 50°30′11″N 2°38′27″E / 50.5031°N 2.6408°E / 50.5031; 2.6408Coordinates: 50°30′11″N 2°38′27″E / 50.5031°N 2.6408°E / 50.5031; 2.6408
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonBeuvry
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Tassez
Area
1
3.7 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,458
 • Density930/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62848 /62131
Elevation25–52 m (82–171 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining town, Verquin is situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Béthune centre and 24 miles (38.6 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D941, D937 and D72 roads. The A26 autoroute passes through the middle of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Verquin
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population3090339332423385345332483239
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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References[edit]

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

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