Wingles

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Wingles
The town hall of Wingles
The town hall of Wingles
Location of Wingles
Wingles is located in France
Wingles
Wingles
Wingles is located in Hauts-de-France
Wingles
Wingles
Coordinates: 50°29′41″N 2°51′22″E / 50.4947°N 2.8561°E / 50.4947; 2.8561Coordinates: 50°29′41″N 2°51′22″E / 50.4947°N 2.8561°E / 50.4947; 2.8561
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonWingles
IntercommunalityLens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Maryse Loup-Rouzé
Area
1
5.93 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
8,840
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62895 /62410
Elevation14–36 m (46–118 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An ex-coalmining area, now a farming and light industrial town, Wingles lies 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Lens, at the junction of the N47, D39 and the D165 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20068,211—    
20078,185−0.3%
20088,288+1.3%
20098,272−0.2%
20108,255−0.2%
20118,239−0.2%
20128,263+0.3%
20138,268+0.1%
20148,437+2.0%
20158,607+2.0%
20168,776+2.0%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Leger, rebuilt along with the rest of the town, after World War I.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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