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Montigny-en-Gohelle is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Montigny-en-Gohelle (chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Lecamus
Area1 3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 10,311
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62587 / 62640
Elevation 23–42 m (75–138 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.

Montigny-en-Gohelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Montigny-en-Gohelle is former coalmining town, nowadays a light industrial and dormitory town, 7 miles (11 km) east of Lens, on the D46, D39e and the N43 roads. The A21 autoroute runs straight through the commune.


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