Communauté d'agglomération de Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane

Communauté d'agglomération de Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane is the communauté d'agglomération, an intercommunal structure, centred on the cities of Béthune and Bruay-la-Buissière. It is located in the Pas-de-Calais department, in the Hauts-de-France regions, northern France. It was created in January 2017 by the merger of the former communauté d'agglomération de Béthune Bruay Nœux et environs and the former communautés de communes Artois-Lys and Artois-Flandres.[1] Its population was 281,951 in 2014.[2]

Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
No. of communes100
Established2017
SeatBéthune
Area
 • Total645.6 km2 (249.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total281,951
 • Density437/km2 (1,130/sq mi)
Websitewww.bethunebruay.fr

CompositionEdit

The communauté d'agglomération consists of the following 100 communes:[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral, 13 September 2016
  2. ^ a b BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28.
  3. ^ INSEE

Coordinates: 50°32′N 2°38′E / 50.53°N 2.64°E / 50.53; 2.64