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Country  France
Department  Pas-de-Calais
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Sunday 11:10 AM
Arrondissement  Béthune
Region  Hauts-de-France
Canton  Cambrin
Area  10.39 km²
Population  4,487 (1999)
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Intercommunality  Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Weather  12°C, Wind NW at 8 km/h, 79% Humidity

Vermelles is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

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Map of Vermelles, France

Geography

A ex-coalmining town, Vermelles is situated 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Béthune and 20 miles (32.2 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D39, D75 and D943 roads and by the banks of the river Surgeon.

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Pierre, rebuilt, along with most of the village, after the First World War.
  • The war memorials.
  • The modern church of Notre-Dame.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
  • Twin town

  • Glauchau, in Germany.
  • References

    Vermelles Wikipedia


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