Witternesse

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Witternesse
The town hall of Witternesse
The town hall of Witternesse
Coat of arms of Witternesse
Coat of arms
Location of Witternesse
Witternesse is located in France
Witternesse
Witternesse
Witternesse is located in Hauts-de-France
Witternesse
Witternesse
Coordinates: 50°36′45″N 2°21′40″E / 50.6125°N 2.3611°E / 50.6125; 2.3611Coordinates: 50°36′45″N 2°21′40″E / 50.6125°N 2.3611°E / 50.6125; 2.3611
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonAire-sur-la-Lys
IntercommunalityBéthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Ducrocq
Area
1
5.47 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
597
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62900 /62120
Elevation18–62 m (59–203 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Witternesse is situated some 15 miles (24.1 km) west of Béthune and 36 miles (57.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D186e and D186 roads. The A26 autoroute passes by the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006562—    
2007567+0.9%
2008571+0.7%
2009576+0.9%
2010577+0.2%
2011580+0.5%
2012581+0.2%
2013582+0.2%
2014583+0.2%
2015585+0.3%
2016587+0.3%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The watermill.
  • The seventeenth century priory, now a peoples home.
  • The manor and museum of La Besvre.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]