Carvin

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Carvin
Coat of arms of Carvin
Coat of arms
Carvin is located in France
Carvin
Carvin
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Carvin is located in Hauts-de-France
Carvin
Carvin
Coordinates: 50°29′38″N 2°57′32″E / 50.4938888889°N 2.95888888889°E / 50.4938888889; 2.95888888889Coordinates: 50°29′38″N 2°57′32″E / 50.4938888889°N 2.95888888889°E / 50.4938888889; 2.95888888889
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementLens
CantonCarvin (chef-lieu)
Intercommunalitycommunauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Kemel
Area
1
21.03 km2 (8.12 sq mi)
Population
(2005)2
17,891
 • Density850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62215 /62220
Elevation17–42 m (56–138 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

Carvin is a commune. It is found in the region Nord-Pas-de-Calais in the Pas-de-Calais department in the north of France.