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Title: Sains-lès-Pernes  
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Subject: Pernes, Arrondissement of Arras, Canton of Heuchin
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Coordinates: 50°28′42″N 2°21′26″E / 50.4783°N 2.3572°E / 50.4783; 2.3572Coordinates: 50°28′42″N 2°21′26″E / 50.4783°N 2.3572°E / 50.4783; 2.3572

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Heuchin
Intercommunality Pernois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Hermant
 • Land1 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 252
 • Population2 density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62740 / 62550
Elevation 111–186 m (364–610 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 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.

Sains-lès-Pernes is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Sains-lès-Pernes is at the junction of the D70 and D71 roads, some 27 miles (43 km) northwest of Arras, close to the town of Pernes. It is the source of the river Clarence, at a place known as "Le Buich".


Historical population of Sains-lès-Pernes
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 247271262250221209252
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.Berthe, dating from the sixteenth century.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Sains-lès-Pernes on the Quid website (French)
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