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Subject: Friendly fire, Arrondissement of Béthune, Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
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Coordinates: 50°35′02″N 2°35′25″E / 50.5839°N 2.5903°E / 50.5839; 2.5903Coordinates: 50°35′02″N 2°35′25″E / 50.5839°N 2.5903°E / 50.5839; 2.5903

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Claude Duhamel
 • Land1 11.4 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,366
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62584 / 62350
Elevation 16–37 m (52–121 ft)
(avg. 29 m or 95 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.

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


Mont-Bernanchon situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Béthune and 27 miles (43.5 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D937 and D184 roads. Both the Clarence River and the Canal d’Aire flow by the commune, which covers a large area of forests and lakes.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
908 861 872 972 1262 1170 1366
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC cemetery
  • The CWGC graves in the churchyard
  • Mont-Bernanchon on the Quid website (French)
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