Billy-Berclau is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais département in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
A small town east of Béthune and southwest of Lille
, at the junction of the D163 and N47 roads, surrounded by the Canal d’Aire. Light industry and a little farming have replaced the coal mining of the past.
The city was completely destroyed during the First World War
On March 27th
, an explosion at the dynamite
factory killed 4 people.
Places of interest
Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department