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Ferfay

Ferfay

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Ferfay
Ferfay

Coordinates: 50°31′08″N 2°25′31″E / 50.5189°N 2.4253°E / 50.5189; 2.4253Coordinates: 50°31′08″N 2°25′31″E / 50.5189°N 2.4253°E / 50.5189; 2.4253

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Auchel
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gaston Nicolle
Area
 • Land1 3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 880
 • Population2 density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62328 / 62260
Elevation 65–112 m (213–367 ft)
(avg. 106 m or 348 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.

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

Geography

A former coalmining and now a farming village some 10 miles (16.1 km) west of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D341 and the D91 roads.

Population

Historical population of Ferfay
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 8931015910888920880
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.Lugle-et-Saint-Luglien, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The ruins of a chateau destroyed in 1944.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Ferfay on the Quid website (French)
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