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Verquin

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Country  France
Department  Pas-de-Calais
Intercommunality  Artois Comm.
Area  3.7 km²
Arrondissement  Béthune
Region  Hauts-de-France
Canton  Béthune-Sud
Population (2006)  3,239
Local time  Sunday 1:57 PM
Verquin
Weather  17°C, Wind NW at 8 km/h, 54% Humidity

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

Contents

Map of 62131 Verquin, France

Geography

An ex-coalmining town, Verquin is situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Béthune centre and 24 miles (38.6 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D941, D937 and D72 roads. The A26 autoroute passes through the middle of the commune.

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Amé, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The war memorial.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery.
  • References

    Verquin Wikipedia


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