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Coordinates: 50°35′41″N 2°22′18″E / 50.5947°N 2.3717°E / 50.5947; 2.3717Coordinates: 50°35′41″N 2°22′18″E / 50.5947°N 2.3717°E / 50.5947; 2.3717

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Xavier Courouble
 • Land1 3.63 km2 (1.40 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 218
 • Population2 density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62517 / 62120
Elevation 36–80 m (118–262 ft)
(avg. 48 m or 157 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.

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


Linghem is situated about 12 miles (19.3 km) northwest of Béthune and 34 miles (54.7 km) west of Lille, on the D90 road. The A26 autoroute forms the western border of the commune.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
257 263 257 224 229 230 218
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Vaast, dating from the sixteenth century.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Linghem on the Quid website (French)
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