Vieille-Chapelle

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Vieille-Chapelle
Commune
The town hall of Vieille-Chapelle
The town hall of Vieille-Chapelle
Coat of arms of Vieille-Chapelle
Coat of arms
Vieille-Chapelle is located in France
Vieille-Chapelle
Vieille-Chapelle
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Vieille-Chapelle is located in Hauts-de-France
Vieille-Chapelle
Vieille-Chapelle
Coordinates: 50°35′32″N 2°42′23″E / 50.5922°N 2.7064°E / 50.5922; 2.7064Coordinates: 50°35′32″N 2°42′23″E / 50.5922°N 2.7064°E / 50.5922; 2.7064
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonBeuvry
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Desse
Area13.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)2726
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62851 /62136
Elevation16–19 m (52–62 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Vieille-Chapelle is situated some 7 miles (11.3 km) northeast of Béthune and 15 miles (24.1 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D182 and D172 roads. The river Lawe flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Vieille-Chapelle
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population291323324466681697726
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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