Alincthun

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Alincthun
Coat of arms of Alincthun
Coat of arms
Alincthun is located in France
Alincthun
Alincthun
Coordinates: 50°43′55″N 1°48′07″E / 50.7319°N 1.8019°E / 50.7319; 1.8019Coordinates: 50°43′55″N 1°48′07″E / 50.7319°N 1.8019°E / 50.7319; 1.8019
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Picque
Area
 • Land1 9.88 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 344
 • Population2 density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62022 / 62142
Elevation 33–120 m (108–394 ft)
(avg. 98 m or 322 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming commune comprising 12 hamlets, some 10 miles (16 km) east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D238e2 and the D137 roads. The river Liane flows through the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 304 —    
1968 314 +3.3%
1975 309 −1.6%
1982 322 +4.2%
1990 364 +13.0%
1999 343 −5.8%
2009 344 +0.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Denis, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The seventeenth-century Château du Fresnoy.
  • Three 17th-century manor houses at La Guilbauderie, Le Fay and Bois-du-Coq.
  • A water mill.

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