|Community association||Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys novels|
|surface||5.7 km 2|
|Residents||1,398 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||245 inhabitants / km 2|
Norrent-Fontes (NDL .: Norrem ) is a French municipality with 1398 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Pas-de-Calais in the region of Hauts-de-France . It belongs to the arrondissement of Béthune and the canton of Lillers (until 2015: canton of Norrent-Fontes ). The inhabitants are called Norrent-Fontois .
Norrent-Fontes is about 20 kilometers northwest of Béthune . Norrent-Fontes is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Mazinghem in the north, Isbergues in the northeast, Ham-en-Artois in the east, Bourecq in the southeast, Saint-Hilaire-Cottes in the south, Rely in the west and southwest, Linghem in the west and Rombly in the northwest.
The former Route nationale 43 runs through the municipality .
During the Second World War , the Rely Norrent-Fontes airfield , which the German Air Force also used, was located near the site . As part of the western campaign of the Wehrmacht , the 1st group of destroyer squadron 1 (I./ZG 1) with its Bf 110C was located here over the turn of the month of May / June 1940 . In the further course of the war, the 11th Squadron of Jagdgeschwader 26 (11th / JG 26), equipped with Bf 109G , was here from the beginning of August to the beginning of November 1942 .
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- Saint-Vaast church from the 16th century
- Marie-Reine-de-la-Paix chapel
- two mills
- Henri Fréville (1905–1987), politician and writer
- Jules Noël (1903–1940), shot putter and discus thrower
- De Nederlanden in Frankrijk, Jozef van Overstraeten, 1969.