Alette

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Alette
Alette.jpg
Coat of arms of Alette
Coat of arms
Alette is located in France
Alette
Alette
Coordinates: 50°31′07″N 1°49′44″E / 50.5186°N 1.8289°E / 50.5186; 1.8289Coordinates: 50°31′07″N 1°49′44″E / 50.5186°N 1.8289°E / 50.5186; 1.8289
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil-sur-Mer
Canton Hucqueliers
Intercommunality Hucqueliers et environs
Government
 • Mayor Constant Vasseur
Area
 • Land1 13.87 km2 (5.36 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 344
 • Population2 density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62021 / 62650
Elevation 26–162 m (85–531 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 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.

Alette is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small village situated some 5 miles(3 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D151 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 245 —    
1968 256 +4.5%
1975 216 −15.6%
1982 235 +8.8%
1990 260 +10.6%
1999 249 −4.2%
2009 344 +38.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church. When constructed, in the 12th century, the tower consisted of four triple windows separated by small bays. It was severely damaged in 1544 and it was necessary to reconstruct three of the sides without windows. The spire dates from 1585. The tower is classified as an historic monument.

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References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the revision as of 16 April 2008 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.

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