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Coordinates: 50°48′10″N 1°51′40″E / 50.8028°N 1.8611°E / 50.8028; 1.8611Coordinates: 50°48′10″N 1°51′40″E / 50.8028°N 1.8611°E / 50.8028; 1.8611

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Calais
Canton Guînes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Trois Pays
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christophe Dupont
 • Land1 6.43 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 311
 • Population2 density 48/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62439 / 62132
Elevation 95–185 m (312–607 ft)
(avg. 118 m or 387 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.

Hermelinghen is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A small farming village located 13 miles (19 km) south of Calais, on the D191 road. It is the source of the Slack River.


Historical population of Hermelinghen
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 208211217263288289311
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Agathe, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The ruins of an ancient castle.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Hermelinghen on the Insee website (French)
  • Hermelinghen on the Quid website (French)
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