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Coordinates: 50°30′27″N 2°13′04″E / 50.5075°N 2.2177°E / 50.5075; 2.2177Coordinates: 50°30′27″N 2°13′04″E / 50.5075°N 2.2177°E / 50.5075; 2.2177

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Heuchin
 • Mayor (2011–2014) Bernard Crohem
 • Land1 17.77 km2 (6.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 572
 • Population2 density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62519 / 62134
Elevation 103–184 m (338–604 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 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.

Lisbourg is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Lisbourg is located at the source of the River Lys, which flows northwards to Belgium and the Scheldt estuary.


The knight, Vollant de Berneville acquired the estate of Lisbourg in 1692 and was promoted to Marquise in 1694. His family ran the estate up until the French Revolution and were the last Lords of Lisbourg.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
630 656 678 706 655 587 572
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The remains of the castle. See Bases de données Ministère de la culture
  • The War Memorial, in the graveyard of the church, commemorating the 44 that died for France in two world wars

Notable people

The painter Régis Rigaux His website was born in Lisbourg in 1956.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Lisbourg on the website of Quid (French)
  • Position of Lisbourg on a map of France (French)
  • Plan of Lisbourg on Mapquest
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