Place:Billy-Montigny, Pas-de-Calais, France

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NameBilly-Montigny
TypeCommune
Coordinates50.417°N 2.9°E
Located inPas-de-Calais, France
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Billy-Montigny is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

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The history of the area remains marked by the Courrières mine disaster which resulted in 1,099 casualties on 10 March 1906 in the area of the communes of Billy-Montigny, Méricourt and Sallaumines.

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