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Château de Liettres

Coordinates: 50°35′47″N 2°20′35″E / 50.5964°N 2.3431°E / 50.5964; 2.3431Coordinates: 50°35′47″N 2°20′35″E / 50.5964°N 2.3431°E / 50.5964; 2.3431

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Pruvost
 • Land1 3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 281
 • Population2 density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62509 / 62145
Elevation 32–91 m (105–299 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

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


Liettres is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) northwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51.5 km) west of Lille, on the D186e2 and D186, bordered by the A26 autoroute.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
205 226 229 241 224 239 281
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Remains of the fifteenth-century chateau, partly destroyed in 1542 by troops of the Duke de Vendôme.
  • The seventeenth-century chateau.
  • An ancient windmill.
  • Sacré-Coeur chapel.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Liettres on the Quid website (French)
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