Audincthun

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Audincthun
Coat of arms of Audincthun
Coat of arms
Audincthun is located in France
Audincthun
Audincthun
Coordinates: 50°35′10″N 2°08′20″E / 50.5861°N 2.1389°E / 50.5861; 2.1389Coordinates: 50°35′10″N 2°08′20″E / 50.5861°N 2.1389°E / 50.5861; 2.1389
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fauquembergues
Intercommunality Fauquembergues
Government
 • Mayor Casimir Hochart
Area
 • Land1 15.26 km2 (5.89 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 666
 • Population2 density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62053 / 62560
Elevation 64–183 m (210–600 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A town located 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer, at the junction of the D92 with the D133 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 543 —    
1968 555 +2.2%
1975 543 −2.2%
1982 563 +3.7%
1990 578 +2.7%
1999 574 −0.7%
2009 666 +16.0%

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Sights[edit]

  • The fifteenth century church of St. Pierre.
  • The eighteenth century church of St. Nicholas.
  • The Sainte-Soyette Chapel.
  • A line of 13 wind turbines are on the hills above the commune.

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