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Grand Place
Grand Place
Coat o airms o Béthune
Coat o airms
Béthune is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Béthune is locatit in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°31′49″N 2°38′27″E / 50.5303°N 2.6408°E / 50.5303; 2.6408Coordinates: 50°31′49″N 2°38′27″E / 50.5303°N 2.6408°E / 50.5303; 2.6408
Kintra Fraunce
Region Hauts-de-France
Depairtment Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Béthune-Nord an Béthune-Sud
Intercommunality Artois
 • Mayor (2014-) Olivier Gacquerre
Area1 9.43 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 25,766
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62119 /62400
Elevation 18–42 m (59–138 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 ft)

1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Béthune (French pronunciation: ​[be.tyn] ; archaic Dutch: Betun) is a ceety in northren Fraunce, sub-prefectur o the Pas-de-Calais depairtment.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Béthune is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived frae the oreeginal on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20.