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La Couture, Pas-de-Calais

La Couture
La Couture
La Couture

Coordinates: 50°34′55″N 2°42′46″E / 50.5819°N 2.7128°E / 50.5819; 2.7128Coordinates: 50°34′55″N 2°42′46″E / 50.5819°N 2.7128°E / 50.5819; 2.7128

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Béthune-Est
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Gaquère
Area
 • Land1 13.52 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 2,249
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62252 / 62136
Elevation 15–20 m (49–66 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

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

Geography

A large farming village, situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Béthune and 18 miles (29.0 km) west of Lille at the junction of the D169 and the D170 roads.

Population

Historical population of La Couture, Pas-de-Calais
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 130313271332166621652249
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

  • The church of St. Pierre, rebuilt along with the rest of the village. after World War I.
  • The memorial to Portuguese soldiers of 1914-18.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • La Couture on the Quid website (French)
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