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Vieille Chapelle

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Country  France
Department  Pas-de-Calais
Canton  Béthune-Est
Population  697 (1999)
Region  Hauts-de-France
Arrondissement  Béthune
Area  3.41 km²
Local time  Monday 6:21 AM
Vieille-Chapelle
Intercommunality  Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Weather  5°C, Wind NW at 2 km/h, 99% Humidity

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

Contents

Map of 62136 Vieille-Chapelle, France

Geography

Vieille-Chapelle is situated some 7 miles (11.3 km) northeast of Béthune and 15 miles (24.1 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D182 and D172 roads. The river Lawe flows through the commune.

Places of interest

  • Ruins of a medieval castle.
  • The church of Notre-Dame, rebuilt along with much of the village, after World War I.
  • The war memorial.
  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries.
  • References

    Vieille-Chapelle Wikipedia


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