Neuve Chapelle

Description

Neuve Chapelle (Wikipedia)
Neuve-Chapelle
Commune
The centre of Neuve-Chapelle
The centre of Neuve-Chapelle
Coat of arms of Neuve-Chapelle
Coat of arms
Neuve-Chapelle is located in France
Neuve-Chapelle
Neuve-Chapelle
Coordinates: 50°35′04″N 2°46′52″E / 50.5844°N 2.7811°E / 50.5844; 2.7811Coordinates: 50°35′04″N 2°46′52″E / 50.5844°N 2.7811°E / 50.5844; 2.7811
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Beuvry
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Morel
Area1 1.86 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,374
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62606 /62840
Elevation 17–20 m (56–66 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 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.

Neuve-Chapelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. It was the site of a First World War battle in 1915.

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