Brunembert

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Brunembert
Brunembert is located in France
Brunembert
Brunembert
Coordinates: 50°42′51″N 1°53′39″E / 50.7142°N 1.8942°E / 50.7142; 1.8942Coordinates: 50°42′51″N 1°53′39″E / 50.7142°N 1.8942°E / 50.7142; 1.8942
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) Alain Leduc
Area1 6.11 km2 (2.36 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 366
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62179 / 62240
Elevation 47–180 m (154–591 ft)
(avg. 87 m or 285 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.

Brunembert 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 15 miles (24 km) east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D252 and the D215 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 301 —    
1968 307 +2.0%
1975 298 −2.9%
1982 272 −8.7%
1990 255 −6.2%
1999 282 +10.6%
2009 366 +29.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Nicholas, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • A fifteenth century watermill.
  • Traces of two medieval castles.

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