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Lorgies

Lorgies
Lorgies
Lorgies

Coordinates: 50°34′08″N 2°47′29″E / 50.5689°N 2.7914°E / 50.5689; 2.7914Coordinates: 50°34′08″N 2°47′29″E / 50.5689°N 2.7914°E / 50.5689; 2.7914

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Laventie
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Lefebvre
Area
 • Land1 6.84 km2 (2.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,499
 • Population2 density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62529 / 62840
Elevation 19–26 m (62–85 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 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.

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

Geography

Lorgies is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) northeast of Béthune and 13 miles (20.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D168 and D72 roads.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
834 858 853 922 1142 1174 1499
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Mathieu, rebuilt in 1931.
  • Le Bourg chapel.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC graves in the communal cemetery of Lorgies
  • Lorgies on the Quid website (French)
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