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Title: Lapugnoy  
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Subject: Agglomeration community of Artois, Arrondissement of Béthune
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Coordinates: 50°31′02″N 2°32′28″E / 50.5172°N 2.5411°E / 50.5172; 2.5411Coordinates: 50°31′02″N 2°32′28″E / 50.5172°N 2.5411°E / 50.5172; 2.5411

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Béthune-Sud
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Delannoy
 • Land1 8.61 km2 (3.32 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,323
 • Population2 density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62489 / 62122
Elevation 24–93 m (79–305 ft)
(avg. 37 m or 121 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.

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


A small farming and forestry town, situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Béthune and 33 miles (53.1 km) southwest of Lille, on the D70 road, by the banks of the Clarence River and traversed by the A26 autoroute..


Historical population of Lapugnoy
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 2519264532593375342633103323
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

  • Official website of Lapugnoy
  • The CWGC cemetery
  • Lapugnoy on the Quid website (French)
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