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Estevelles

Estevelles
Estevelles
Estevelles

Coordinates: 50°28′34″N 2°54′31″E / 50.4761°N 2.9086°E / 50.4761; 2.9086Coordinates: 50°28′34″N 2°54′31″E / 50.4761°N 2.9086°E / 50.4761; 2.9086

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Harnes
Intercommunality Communaupole de Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Poivre
Area
 • Land1 2.54 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Population2 1,696
 • Population2 density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62311 / 62880
Elevation 21–46 m (69–151 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.

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

Geography

A farming village situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Lens, near the junction of the D164e and the D917. The canalised Deule river forms the southern boundary of the commune.

Population

Historical population of Estevelles
Year 1962196819751982199019992004
Population 1225123711831151162916871696
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 Notre-Dame, rebuilt, as was most of the village, after the First World War.
  • The war memorial.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Commune website (French)
  • Website of the Communaupole de Lens-Liévin (French)
  • Estevelles on the Quid website (French)
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