Bourecq

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Bourecq
Bourecq is located in France
Bourecq
Bourecq
Coordinates: 50°34′17″N 2°26′10″E / 50.5714°N 2.4361°E / 50.5714; 2.4361Coordinates: 50°34′17″N 2°26′10″E / 50.5714°N 2.4361°E / 50.5714; 2.4361
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Norrent-Fontes
Intercommunality Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul-André Défossez
Area
 • Land1 4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 557
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62162 / 62190
Elevation 22–49 m (72–161 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village some 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D94E3 and N43 roads, with the A26 autoroute passing by less than a mile away.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 552 —    
1968 565 +2.4%
1975 607 +7.4%
1982 556 −8.4%
1990 560 +0.7%
1999 517 −7.7%
2009 557 +7.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Riquier, dating from the twentieth century.
  • The remains of the chateau of Malannoy.
  • An ancient 16th century manorhouse.

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