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Richebourg, Pas-de-Calais


Coordinates: 50°34′47″N 2°44′25″E / 50.5797°N 2.7403°E / 50.5797; 2.7403Coordinates: 50°34′47″N 2°44′25″E / 50.5797°N 2.7403°E / 50.5797; 2.7403

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Cambrin
Intercommunality Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Delahaye
 • Land1 17.31 km2 (6.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,476
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62706 / 62136
Elevation 16–20 m (52–66 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.

Richebourg is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. It was formed on 21 February 1971 by merging Richebourg-Saint-Vaast and Richebourg-l'Avoué.[1] In 1916 it was the site of the Battle of the Boar's Head.

Bordering communes


Population history (Source : INSEE[2])
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Richebourg-l'Avoué 1625 1631 1619 2006 2463 2484 2476
Richebourg-Saint-Vaast 1107
Starting in 1990: Population without duplicates

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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