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Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 2°05′41″E / 50.7494°N 2.0947°E / 50.7494; 2.0947Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 2°05′41″E / 50.7494°N 2.0947°E / 50.7494; 2.0947

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Lheureux
 • Land1 3.13 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 226
 • Population2 density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62149 / 62500
Elevation 104–167 m (341–548 ft)
(avg. 166 m or 545 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.

Boisdinghem is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.


A small village situated 5 miles (8 km) west of Saint-Omer, on theD206 road.



  • The church of St. Omer, dating from the seventeenth century.

Notable Residents

Alphonse Pinart (1852-1911), explorer, philologist, and ethnographer

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Boisdinghem on the Quid website (French)
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