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Coat of arms of Dourges
Coat of arms
Dourges is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Dourges is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°26′13″N 2°59′15″E / 50.4369°N 2.9875°E / 50.4369; 2.9875Coordinates: 50°26′13″N 2°59′15″E / 50.4369°N 2.9875°E / 50.4369; 2.9875
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Lens
Canton Leforest
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération d'Hénin-Carvin
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Defrancq
Area1 10.48 km2 (4.05 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 5,704
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62274 /62119
Elevation 23–35 m (75–115 ft)
(avg. 29 m or 95 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.

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

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