Audrehem

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Audrehem
Coat of arms of Audrehem
Coat of arms
Audrehem is located in France
Audrehem
Audrehem
Coordinates: 50°46′55″N 1°59′28″E / 50.7819°N 1.9911°E / 50.7819; 1.9911Coordinates: 50°46′55″N 1°59′28″E / 50.7819°N 1.9911°E / 50.7819; 1.9911
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Ardres
Intercommunality Ardres et la Vallée de la Hem
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) José Bouffart
Area
 • Land1 9.19 km2 (3.55 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 466
 • Population2 density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62055 / 62890
Elevation 42–171 m (138–561 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The village is located 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D223 with the D217E road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 317 —    
1968 319 +0.6%
1975 295 −7.5%
1982 283 −4.1%
1990 316 +11.7%
1999 357 +13.0%
2009 466 +30.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The fifteenth century church of St. Médard.
  • The remains of the 15th century manor de Fouxolles.

Personalities[edit]

Audrehem was the birthplace of Arnoul d'Audrehem (c.1305-1370), soldier.

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