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Coat of arms of Laventie
Coat of arms
Laventie is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Laventie is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°37′42″N 2°46′19″E / 50.6283333333°N 2.77194444444°E / 50.6283333333; 2.77194444444Coordinates: 50°37′42″N 2°46′19″E / 50.6283333333°N 2.77194444444°E / 50.6283333333; 2.77194444444
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Laventie
Intercommunality Flandre Lys
 • Mayor (2008-2014) Roger Douez
Area1 18.13 km2 (7.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,794
 • Density 264.42/km2 (684.85/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62491 /62840
Elevation 15–20 m (49–66 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

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

Twin towns[change | change source]