Canton of Lens-Nord-Ouest

The canton of Lens-Nord-Ouest is a former canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It had a total of 16,928 inhabitants (2012).[1]

Lens-Nord-Ouest
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
No. of communes2
Disbanded2015
SeatLens
Population
 (2012)
16,928

GeographyEdit

The canton is organised around Lens in the arrondissement of Lens. The altitude varies from 27m (Lens) to 74m (Loos-en-Gohelle) for an average altitude of 33m.

The canton comprised 2 communes:[1]

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Coordinates: 50°26′41″N 2°48′47″E / 50.44472°N 2.81306°E / 50.44472; 2.81306