Bouvelinghem

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Bouvelinghem
Coat of arms of Bouvelinghem
Coat of arms
Bouvelinghem is located in France
Bouvelinghem
Bouvelinghem
Coordinates: 50°44′03″N 2°01′58″E / 50.7342°N 2.0328°E / 50.7342; 2.0328Coordinates: 50°44′03″N 2°01′58″E / 50.7342°N 2.0328°E / 50.7342; 2.0328
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Sénécat
Area
 • Land1 6.28 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 234
 • Population2 density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62169 / 62380
Elevation 98–196 m (322–643 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A village situated 10 miles (16 km) west of Saint-Omer, on the D208 road. It was completely destroyed by fire in 1876.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 127 —    
1968 155 +22.0%
1975 179 +15.5%
1982 158 −11.7%
1990 162 +2.5%
1999 142 −12.3%
2009 234 +64.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of the Assumption, dating from the early 20th century.
  • The ruins of a chateau.

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