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Subject: Agglomeration community of Artois, Arrondissement of Béthune, List of botanical gardens in France, Arboretum d'Olhain, Château d'Olhain
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Coordinates: 50°25′08″N 2°36′02″E / 50.4189°N 2.6006°E / 50.4189; 2.6006Coordinates: 50°25′08″N 2°36′02″E / 50.4189°N 2.6006°E / 50.4189; 2.6006

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Houdain
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Fréville
 • Land1 7.95 km2 (3.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 880
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62356 / 62150
Elevation 77–186 m (253–610 ft)
(avg. 188 m or 617 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.

Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen is a farming village situated some 10 miles (16.1 km) south of Béthune and 20 miles (32.2 km) southwest of Lille, on the D57 road.


Historical population of Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 99710781014974907880
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

  • The church of Notre-Dame, rebuilt on old foundations during the 19th century.
  • A group of dolmen, known as the Table des Fées (The Fairies' Table).
  • The fifteenth century Château d'Olhain.
  • The Arboretum d'Olhain

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Website of the château d'Olhain
  • Fresnicourt-le-Dolmen on the Quid website (French)
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