Bomy

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Bomy
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Bomy is located in France
Bomy
Bomy
Coordinates: 50°34′29″N 2°14′10″E / 50.5747°N 2.2361°E / 50.5747; 2.2361Coordinates: 50°34′29″N 2°14′10″E / 50.5747°N 2.2361°E / 50.5747; 2.2361
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fauquembergues
Intercommunality Canton of Fauquembergues
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Deblock
Area1 14.63 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 596
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62153 / 62960
Elevation 85–180 m (279–591 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 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.

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

Its surrounded by the common Beaumetz-lès-Aire, Erny-Saint-Julien and Laires, Bomy is located 19 km southwest of Saint-Omer's largest city around.

Geography[edit]

A village situated 12 miles (19 km) south of Saint-Omer, on the D130 road.

Its surrounded by the common Beaumetz-lès-Aire, Erny-Saint-Julien and Laires, Bomy is located 19 km southwest of Saint-Omer, the largest city around.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 653 —    
1968 674 +3.2%
1975 658 −2.4%
1982 603 −8.4%
1990 608 +0.8%
1999 604 −0.7%
2009 596 −1.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Vaast, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The remains of the old chateau, where a truce between France and Spain was signed in 1537.
  • The present-day château. The building dates from 1755. It was confiscated during the French Revolution and sold for use as a sugar beet factory. It was sold again in 1839 to the Baron de Vilmarest.

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