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For the French mathematician and mechanician, see Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant.

Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 2°32′43″E / 50.6232°N 2.5453°E / 50.6232; 2.5453Coordinates: 50°37′24″N 2°32′43″E / 50.6232°N 2.5453°E / 50.6232; 2.5453

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Flajolet
 • Land1 14.24 km2 (5.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,367
 • Population2 density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62770 / 62350

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.

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


Saint-Venant is situated some 9 miles (14.5 km) northwest of Béthune and 26 miles (41.8 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D186 and D916 roads and by the banks of the Lys River.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
4029 4328 3988 4127 3887 3208 3367
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC graves in the churchyard
  • The CWGC British cemetery
  • Saint-Venant on the Quid website (French)
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