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Guarbecque

Guarbecque

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Guarbecque
Guarbecque

Coordinates: 50°36′41″N 2°29′25″E / 50.6114°N 2.4903°E / 50.6114; 2.4903Coordinates: 50°36′41″N 2°29′25″E / 50.6114°N 2.4903°E / 50.6114; 2.4903

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Fiancette
Area
 • Land1 5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,268
 • Population2 density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62391 / 62330
Elevation 16–22 m (52–72 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 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.

Guarbecque is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

A light industrial and farming village, situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) north of Béthune and 28 miles (45.1 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D186 and the D187 roads. The Canal d'Aire and the Guarbecque stream flow through the commune.

Population

Historical population of Guarbecque
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 111811711270137312991268
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC graveyard in the communal cemetery
  • Guarbecque on the Quid website (French)
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