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Town hall

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 50°30′31″N 2°48′09″E / 50.5086°N 2.8025°E / 50.5086; 2.8025Coordinates: 50°30′31″N 2°48′09″E / 50.5086°N 2.8025°E / 50.5086; 2.8025

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Douvrin
Intercommunality Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Frederic Wallet
 • Land1 5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 4,357
 • Population2 density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62401 / 62138
Elevation 22–47 m (72–154 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

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


Haisnes is a former coalmining town, now a light industrial and farming commune, situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) east of Béthune and 16 miles (25.7 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D163 and the D947 roads.


Historical population of Haisnes
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 269627093106397045254357
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


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website of Haisnes (French)
  • St.Mary’s CWGC cemetery
  • Bois-Carré CWGC cemetery
  • Haisnes on the Quid website (French)
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