Bellebrune

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Bellebrune
Coat of arms of Bellebrune
Coat of arms
Bellebrune is located in France
Bellebrune
Bellebrune
Coordinates: 50°43′40″N 1°46′31″E / 50.7278°N 1.7753°E / 50.7278; 1.7753Coordinates: 50°43′40″N 1°46′31″E / 50.7278°N 1.7753°E / 50.7278; 1.7753
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Brigitte De Premont (PCD)
Area
 • Land1 5.32 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 342
 • Population2 density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62104 / 62142
Elevation 38–105 m (125–344 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

Bellebrune is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming commune, some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the N42, D252 and the D238 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 139 —    
1968 150 +7.9%
1975 158 +5.3%
1982 171 +8.2%
1990 179 +4.7%
1999 246 +37.4%
2009 342 +39.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The ruins of an 11th-century castle.
  • The church of St. Leu, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The Château de La Villeneuve, dating from the seventeenth century.

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