Campagne-lès-Guines

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Campagne-lès-Guînes
Coat of arms of Campagne-lès-Guînes
Coat of arms
Campagne-lès-Guînes is located in France
Campagne-lès-Guînes
Campagne-lès-Guînes
Coordinates: 50°50′26″N 1°54′17″E / 50.8406°N 1.9047°E / 50.8406; 1.9047Coordinates: 50°50′26″N 1°54′17″E / 50.8406°N 1.9047°E / 50.8406; 1.9047
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Calais
Canton Guînes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Trois Pays
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Demilly
Area
 • Land1 5.72 km2 (2.21 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 452
 • Population2 density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62203 / 62340
Elevation 21–160 m (69–525 ft)
(avg. 45 m or 148 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.

Campagne-lès-Guines is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas de Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 10 miles (16 km) south of Calais, on the D248 and D215 road junction.

History[edit]

The meeting between Francis I and Henry VIII took place here at Campagne-lès-Guînes in 1546 to conclude the peace treaty of Ardres, which saw Boulogne returned to the French crown, for a sizeable sum of money.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Campagne-lès-Guines
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 254 295 296 370 406 452
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century château..

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