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Title: Fouquereuil  
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Subject: Arrondissement of Béthune
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Coordinates: 50°31′11″N 2°36′07″E / 50.5197°N 2.6019°E / 50.5197; 2.6019Coordinates: 50°31′11″N 2°36′07″E / 50.5197°N 2.6019°E / 50.5197; 2.6019

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Béthune-Sud
Intercommunality Nœux et environs
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Ogiez
 • Land1 2.01 km2 (0.78 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,023
 • Population2 density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62349 / 62232
Elevation 24–53 m (79–174 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Fouquereuil is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A farming village suburb situated just 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D181 and the D181E roads. The A26 autoroute passes by, just yards from the commune.


Historical population of Fouquereuil
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 123612591264111510561023
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Sandpits CWGC cemetery
  • Fouquereuil on the Quid website (French)
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