Violaines

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Violaines
The road into Violaines
The road into Violaines
Coat of arms of Violaines
Coat of arms
Location of Violaines
Violaines is located in France
Violaines
Violaines
Violaines is located in Hauts-de-France
Violaines
Violaines
Coordinates: 50°32′28″N 2°47′23″E / 50.5411°N 2.7897°E / 50.5411; 2.7897Coordinates: 50°32′28″N 2°47′23″E / 50.5411°N 2.7897°E / 50.5411; 2.7897
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonDouvrin
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Bernard Firmin
Area
1
10.01 km2 (3.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,659
 • Density370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Violainois, Violainoises
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62863 /62138
Elevation19–34 m (62–112 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining region, Violaines is situated some 7 miles (11.3 km) east of Béthune and 17 miles (27.4 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D167 and D947 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Violaines
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population1817198424252890352435773737
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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International relations[edit]

Violaine is twinned with:

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References[edit]

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

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