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Coordinates: 50°28′58″N 2°27′50″E / 50.4828°N 2.4639°E / 50.4828; 2.4639Coordinates: 50°28′58″N 2°27′50″E / 50.4828°N 2.4639°E / 50.4828; 2.4639

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Houdain
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Leleu
 • Land1 10.04 km2 (3.88 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,581
 • Population2 density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62197 / 62470
Elevation 51–177 m (167–581 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

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


A farming and light industrial village some 7 miles (11.3 km) southwest of Béthune and 33 miles (53.1 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D341 and the D70 roads, by the banks of the Clarence River.


Historical population of Camblain-Châtelain
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 190419561880171016291581
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.Vaast, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • Ruins of an 11th-century castle.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Camblain-Châtelain on the Quid website (French)
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