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Saint-Folquin

Saint-Folquin
Saint-Folquin
Saint-Folquin

Coordinates: 50°56′49″N 2°07′24″E / 50.9469°N 2.1233°E / 50.9469; 2.1233Coordinates: 50°56′49″N 2°07′24″E / 50.9469°N 2.1233°E / 50.9469; 2.1233

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Audruicq
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
Government
 • Mayor Yves Engrand
Area
 • Land1 17.95 km2 (6.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,302
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62748 / 62370
Elevation 0–10 m (0–33 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.

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

Geography

Saint-Folquin is located some 8 miles (13 km) east of Calais on the D229 road, just yards from junction 51 of the A16 autoroute.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1255 1335 1383 1754 1973 2062 2302
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Folquin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The motte of a 14th-century castle.

See also

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Saint-Folquin on the Quid website (French)
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