Festubert

Description

Festubert (Wikipedia)
Festubert
Commune
The town hall of Festubert
The town hall of Festubert
Coat of arms of Festubert
Coat of arms
Festubert is located in France
Festubert
Festubert
Coordinates: 50°32′39″N 2°44′15″E / 50.5442°N 2.7375°E / 50.5442; 2.7375Coordinates: 50°32′39″N 2°44′15″E / 50.5442°N 2.7375°E / 50.5442; 2.7375
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Douvrin
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Douvry
Area1 7.64 km2 (2.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,120
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62330 /62149
Elevation 18–21 m (59–69 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)

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

2Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
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Festubert is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. The village was on the Western Front during the First World War and was largely destroyed in the May 1915 Battle of Festubert.

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