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Coat of arms of Carvin
Coat of arms
Carvin is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Carvin is located in Hauts-de-France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Carvin (chef-lieu)
Intercommunality communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Kemel
Area1 21.03 km2 (8.12 sq mi)
Population (2005)2 17,891
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62215 /62220
Elevation 17–42 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.