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Title: Hersin-Coupigny  
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Subject: Agglomeration community of Artois, Canton of Sains-en-Gohelle, Arrondissement of Lens, 38th Battalion (Ottawa), CEF
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Coordinates: 50°26′49″N 2°38′56″E / 50.4469°N 2.6489°E / 50.4469; 2.6489Coordinates: 50°26′49″N 2°38′56″E / 50.4469°N 2.6489°E / 50.4469; 2.6489

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Sains-en-Gohelle
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Caramiaux
 • Land1 12.02 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 6,336
 • Population2 density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62443 / 62530
Elevation 46–186 m (151–610 ft)
(avg. 82 m or 269 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.

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


A farming town situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Lens, at the junction of the D301 and the D65 roads.


Historical population of Hersin-Coupigny
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 7272798075007015667964986336
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

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC cemetery
  • Hersin-Coupigny on the Quid website (French)
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