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Quernes

Quernes
Quernes
Quernes

Coordinates: 50°36′21″N 2°22′02″E / 50.6058°N 2.3672°E / 50.6058; 2.3672Coordinates: 50°36′21″N 2°22′02″E / 50.6058°N 2.3672°E / 50.6058; 2.3672

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois Flandres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé Delabre
Area
 • Land1 2.75 km2 (1.06 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 464
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62676 / 62120
Elevation 25–71 m (82–233 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

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

Geography

Quernes is situated some 12 miles (19.3 km) northwest of Béthune and 32 miles (51.5 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D186e1 and D186 roads.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
317 324 332 360 466 469 464
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Omer, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Remains of an ancient watermill.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Quernes on the Quid website (French)
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