Noyelles-sous-Lens

Noyelles-sous-Lens is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. It is 3 km (2 mi) east of the centre of Lens.

Noyelles-sous-Lens
The town hall of Noyelles-sous-Lens
The town hall of Noyelles-sous-Lens
Coat of arms of Noyelles-sous-Lens
Coat of arms
Location of Noyelles-sous-Lens
Noyelles-sous-Lens is located in France
Noyelles-sous-Lens
Noyelles-sous-Lens
Noyelles-sous-Lens is located in Hauts-de-France
Noyelles-sous-Lens
Noyelles-sous-Lens
Coordinates: 50°25′52″N 2°52′25″E / 50.4311°N 2.8736°E / 50.4311; 2.8736Coordinates: 50°25′52″N 2°52′25″E / 50.4311°N 2.8736°E / 50.4311; 2.8736
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonHarnes
IntercommunalityCA Lens-Liévin
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Alain Roger[1]
Area
1
3.72 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
6,646
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62628 /62221
Elevation23–43 m (75–141 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

AdministrationEdit

Noyelles-sous-Lens belongs to the Agglomeration community of Lens – Liévin, which consists of 36 communes, with a total population of 250,000 inhabitants.

HistoryEdit

The Courrières mine disaster on March 10, 1906, affected Noyelles-sous-Lens.

Twin townsEdit

Noyelles-sous-Lens is twinned with:

Notable peopleEdit

Noyelles-sous-Lens was the birthplace of Edita Piekha (born 1937), Russian actress and singer of French and Polish heritage.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Twinning: Archived 2010-01-24 at the Wayback Machine Roundstone News, January 2009

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