Arrondissement of Dunkirk

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Dunkirk
Arrondissement of France
Location of Dunkirk in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Location of Dunkirk in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Country France
Region Nord-Pas de Calais
Department Nord
Cantons 16
Communes 115
Subprefecture Dunkirk
Area¹
 • Total 1,442.73 km2 (557.04 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 384,123
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km² as well as the estuaries of rivers.

The arrondissement of Dunkirk is an arrondissement of France in the Nord department in the Nord-Pas de Calais region. It has 16 cantons and 115 communes.

It roughly corresponds to the French Westhoek (part of French Flanders), where traditionally French Flemish is spoken.

Composition[edit]

Cantons[edit]

The cantons of the arrondissement of Dunkirk (Dutch: Duinkerke) are:

  1. Bailleul-Nord-Est
  2. Bailleul-Sud-Ouest
  3. Bergues
  4. Bourbourg
  5. Cassel
  6. Coudekerque-Branche
  7. Dunkerque-Est
  8. Dunkerque-Ouest
  9. Grande-Synthe
  10. Gravelines
  11. Hazebrouck-Nord
  12. Hazebrouck-Sud
  13. Hondschoote
  14. Merville
  15. Steenvoorde
  16. Wormhout

Communes[edit]

The communes of the arrondissement of Dunkirk, and their INSEE codes, are:

1. Armbouts-Cappel (59016) 2. Arnèke (59018) 3. Bailleul (59043) 4. Bambecque (59046)
5. Bavinchove (59054) 6. Bergues (59067) 7. Berthen (59073) 8. Bierne (59082)
9. Bissezeele (59083) 10. Blaringhem (59084) 11. Boeschepe (59086) 12. Bollezeele (59089)
13. Borre (59091) 14. Bourbourg (59094) 15. Boëseghem (59087) 16. Bray-Dunes (59107)
17. Brouckerque (59110) 18. Broxeele (59111) 19. Buysscheure (59119) 20. Cappelle-Brouck (59130)
21. Cappelle-la-Grande (59131) 22. Cassel (59135) 23. Caëstre (59120) 24. Coudekerque-Branche (59155)
25. Coudekerque-Village (59154) 26. Craywick (59159) 27. Crochte (59162) 28. Drincham (59182)
29. Dunkerque (59183) 30. Ebblinghem (59184) 31. Eecke (59189) 32. Eringhem (59200)
33. Esquelbecq (59210) 34. Estaires (59212) 35. Flêtre (59237) 36. Fort-Mardyck (59248)
37. Ghyvelde (59260) 38. Godewaersvelde (59262) 39. Grand-Fort-Philippe (59272) 40. Grande-Synthe (59271)
41. Gravelines (59273) 42. Hardifort (59282) 43. Haverskerque (59293) 44. Hazebrouck (59295)
45. Herzeele (59305) 46. Holque (59307) 47. Hondeghem (59308) 48. Hondschoote (59309)
49. Houtkerque (59318) 50. Hoymille (59319) 51. Killem (59326) 52. La Gorgue (59268)
53. Le Doulieu (59180) 54. Lederzeele (59337) 55. Ledringhem (59338) 56. Leffrinckoucke (59340)
57. Les Moëres (59404) 58. Looberghe (59358) 59. Loon-Plage (59359) 60. Lynde (59366)
61. Merckeghem (59397) 62. Merris (59399) 63. Merville (59400) 64. Millam (59402)
65. Morbecque (59416) 66. Méteren (59401) 67. Neuf-Berquin (59423) 68. Nieppe (59431)
69. Nieurlet (59433) 70. Noordpeene (59436) 71. Ochtezeele (59443) 72. Oost-Cappel (59448)
73. Oudezeele (59453) 74. Oxelaëre (59454) 75. Pitgam (59463) 76. Pradelles (59469)
77. Quaëdypre (59478) 78. Renescure (59497) 79. Rexpoëde (59499) 80. Rubrouck (59516)
81. Saint-Georges-sur-l'Aa (59532) 82. Saint-Jans-Cappel (59535) 83. Saint-Momelin (59538) 84. Saint-Pierre-Brouck (59539)
85. Saint-Pol-sur-Mer (59540) 86. Saint-Sylvestre-Cappel (59546) 87. Sainte-Marie-Cappel (59536) 88. Sercus (59568)
89. Socx (59570) 90. Spycker (59576) 91. Staple (59577) 92. Steenbecque (59578)
93. Steene (59579) 94. Steenvoorde (59580) 95. Steenwerck (59581) 96. Strazeele (59582)
97. Terdeghem (59587) 98. Thiennes (59590) 99. Téteghem (59588) 100. Uxem (59605)
101. Vieux-Berquin (59615) 102. Volckerinckhove (59628) 103. Wallon-Cappel (59634) 104. Warhem (59641)
105. Watten (59647) 106. Wemaers-Cappel (59655) 107. West-Cappel (59657) 108. Winnezeele (59662)
109. Wormhout (59663) 110. Wulverdinghe (59664) 111. Wylder (59665) 112. Zegerscappel (59666)
113. Zermezeele (59667) 114. Zuydcoote (59668) 115. Zuytpeene (59669)

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Coordinates: 51°02′N 2°22′E / 51.033°N 2.367°E / 51.033; 2.367