Arnèke

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Arnèke
Saint Martin
Saint Martin
Coat of arms of Arnèke
Coat of arms
Arnèke is located in France
Arnèke
Arnèke
Coordinates: 50°49′53″N 2°24′43″E / 50.8314°N 2.4119°E / 50.8314; 2.4119Coordinates: 50°49′53″N 2°24′43″E / 50.8314°N 2.4119°E / 50.8314; 2.4119
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Cassel
Intercommunality Pays de Cassel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Ampen
Area
 • Land1 13.41 km2 (5.18 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,590
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59018 / 59285
Elevation 14–50 m (46–164 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

Arnèke is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

Arnèke is situated on the D55 (route de Wormhout). The small river Peene Becque is flowing through the village. The village eastern limit with Ledringhem is voie romaine (D52) and southern limit is Peene Becque.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,372 —    
1800 1,255 −8.5%
1806 1,308 +4.2%
1821 1,447 +10.6%
1831 1,493 +3.2%
1836 1,498 +0.3%
1841 1,498 +0.0%
1846 1,479 −1.3%
1851 1,428 −3.4%
1856 1,403 −1.8%
1861 1,425 +1.6%
1866 1,472 +3.3%
1872 1,478 +0.4%
1876 1,494 +1.1%
1881 1,488 −0.4%
1886 1,480 −0.5%
1891 1,494 +0.9%
1896 1,492 −0.1%
1901 1,467 −1.7%
1906 1,458 −0.6%
1911 1,460 +0.1%
1921 1,446 −1.0%
1926 1,366 −5.5%
1931 1,251 −8.4%
1936 1,256 +0.4%
1946 1,274 +1.4%
1954 1,315 +3.2%
1962 1,316 +0.1%
1968 1,256 −4.6%
1975 1,390 +10.7%
1982 1,474 +6.0%
1990 1,568 +6.4%
1999 1,549 −1.2%
2006 1,562 +0.8%
2009 1,590 +1.8%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Arnèke
The arms of Arnèke are blazoned :
Sable, on a cross argent, 5 ermine spots sable.



Transportation[edit]

A train station is serving the village.

See also[edit]

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