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Lens, France

Lens (population 36,800) is city in northern France, in the Pas-de-Calais département.

It belongs to the agglomeration of Lens-Liévin which gathers 36 cities or villages, that is to say 250,000 inhabitants.

Very close from there, the Vimy Memorial, is at Vimy Ridge.

Lens was the birthplace of Georges Carpentier (1894-1975), boxer.

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