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Coordinates: 50°41′01″N 2°08′15″E / 50.6836°N 2.1375°E / 50.6836; 2.1375Coordinates: 50°41′01″N 2°08′15″E / 50.6836°N 2.1375°E / 50.6836; 2.1375

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Josse Heumez
 • Land1 11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,329
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62882 / 62380
Elevation 43–141 m (141–463 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 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.

Wavrans-sur-l’Aa is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Wavrans-sur-l'Aa is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D192 and D225 road junction, on the banks of the river Aa. It’s home to a site of great ecological interest, which justified the creation of a voluntary nature reserve, which become the Grotte et Pelouses a'Acquin-Westbecourt et Coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa National Nature Reserve in 2008[1]


Historical population of Wavrans-sur-l'Aa
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 8538979381035119612251329
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Wavrans-sur-l’Aa on the Quid website (French)
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