Alquines

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Alquines
Coat of arms of Alquines
Coat of arms
Alquines is located in France
Alquines
Alquines
Coordinates: 50°44′28″N 1°59′35″E / 50.7411°N 1.9931°E / 50.7411; 1.9931Coordinates: 50°44′28″N 1°59′35″E / 50.7411°N 1.9931°E / 50.7411; 1.9931
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor Joseph Cucheval
Area
 • Land1 10.51 km2 (4.06 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 865
 • Population2 density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62024 / 62850
Elevation 83–211 m (272–692 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A town located 18 miles (29 km) east of Boulogne-sur-Mer, at the junction of the D216 with the D191 road, by the banks of the Hem river.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 552 —    
1968 606 +9.8%
1975 613 +1.2%
1982 675 +10.1%
1990 745 +10.4%
1999 751 +0.8%
2009 865 +15.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The sixteenth century church.
  • Remains of a feudal motte.
  • The Chapel de Fromentel.
  • The war memorial.

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