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Ourton

Ourton
Ourton
Ourton

Coordinates: 50°27′23″N 2°28′48″E / 50.4564°N 2.48°E / 50.4564; 2.48Coordinates: 50°27′23″N 2°28′48″E / 50.4564°N 2.48°E / 50.4564; 2.48

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Houdain
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Charles Cordonnier
Area
 • Land1 5.28 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 771
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62642 / 62460
Elevation 73–163 m (240–535 ft)
(avg. 96 m or 315 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.

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

Geography

Ourton is situated some 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51.5 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D86e and N41 roads.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
726 732 703 726 704 700 771
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Vaast, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A sixteenth century manorhouse.
  • Remains of an ancient chateau.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Ourton on the Quid website (French)
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