Ambricourt

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Ambricourt
Ambricourt is located in France
Ambricourt
Ambricourt
Coordinates: 50°28′16″N 2°10′42″E / 50.471°N 2.1783°E / 50.471; 2.1783Coordinates: 50°28′16″N 2°10′42″E / 50.471°N 2.1783°E / 50.471; 2.1783
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil-sur-Mer
Canton Fruges
Intercommunality Fruges et environs
Government
 • Mayor André Nourry
Area
 • Land1 3.39 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 125
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62026 / 62310
Elevation 93–138 m (305–453 ft)
(avg. 124 m or 407 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.

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

The commune is the setting of Georges Bernanos's novel Journal d'un curé de campagne 1936 (The Diary of A Country Priest).

Geography[edit]

A small village situated some 15 miles(24 km) east of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D71 E4 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 163 —    
1968 183 +12.3%
1975 158 −13.7%
1982 147 −7.0%
1990 111 −24.5%
1999 102 −8.1%
2009 125 +22.5%

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