Canton of Arques

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Canton of Arques
French canton
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Seat Arques
Communes 5
Government
 • Representative Michel Lefait
Cantonal code 62 62

The Canton of Arques is a canton situated in the Pas-de-Calais département and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

This canton is centred on the town of Arques in the arrondissement of Saint-Omer. The altitude varies from 0m at (Saint-Omer) to 95m at (Helfaut) for an average of 28m.

Composition[edit]

The canton of Arques comprises 5 communes:

Demographic Composition
Canton Population Post Code INSEE Code
Arques 9331 62510 62040
Blendecques 5186 62575 62139
Campagne-lès-Wardrecques 947 62120 62205
Helfaut 1693 62570 62423
Saint-Omer 15747 (1) 62500 62765

(1) Fraction of commune.

Population[edit]

Population Growth
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
? ? ? ? ? 32904
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°44′10″N 2°18′12″E / 50.73611°N 2.30333°E / 50.73611; 2.30333