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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{{#coordinates:50.5844|2.7811|type:city(1374)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Nord-Pas-de-Calais</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Pas-de-Calais</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Béthune</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Laventie</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Intercommunality</th><td> Communauté d'agglomération de l'Artois</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2008–2014) </th><td> Maurice Morel</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 1.86 km2 (Bad rounding hereLua error in Module:Math at line 495: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value). sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (2006)2</th><td> 1,374</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 62606 / 62840</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".
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Neuve-Chapelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. It was the site of a First World War battle in 1915.

Geography

Neuve-Chapelle is situated some Script error: No such module "convert". northeast of Béthune and Script error: No such module "convert". southwest of Lille, near the junction of the D947 and D171 roads.

History

The village gave its name to a battle of the First World War that began on March 10, 1915, and in which it was captured, not for the first time, by the IV and I Indian Corps. It was later adopted by the County Borough of Blackpool and was awarded the Croix de Guerre in 1922.

Population

Neuve-Chapelle
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Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
440 462 471 548 864 958 1374
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

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