Canton of Desvres

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Canton of Desvres
French canton
Country France
Region Blason Nord-Pas-De-Calais.svg Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas de Calais Arms.svg Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Seat Desvres
Communes 23
Area¹
 • Total 173.31 km2 (66.92 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 14,164
 • Density 81.73/km2 (211.7/sq mi)
Cantonal code 62 21
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Desvres is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around Desvres in the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer. The altitude varies from 22m (Wirwignes) to 211m (Lottinghen) for an average altitude of 91m.

Composition[edit]

The canton comprises 23 communes and a total of 14,164 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Alincthun 343 62142 62022
Bainghen 126 62850 62076
Bellebrune 246 62142 62104
Belle-et-Houllefort 533 62142 62105
Bournonville 211 62240 62165
Brunembert 282 62240 62179
Colembert 687 62142 62230
Courset 396 62240 62251
Crémarest 658 62240 62255
Desvres 5205 62240 62268
Henneveux 252 62142 62429
Longfossé 1226 62240 62524
Longueville 117 62142 62526
Lottinghen 464 62240 62530
Menneville 627 62240 62566
Nabringhen 155 62142 62599
Quesques 559 62240 62678
Saint-Martin-Choquel 397 62240 62759
Selles 286 62240 62786
Senlecques 199 62240 62789
Vieil-Moutier 333 62240 62853
Le Wast 180 62142 62880
Wirwignes 682 62240 62896

Population[edit]

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
12745 13342 13406 13209 13666 14164
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°42′12″N 1°51′09″E / 50.70333°N 1.85250°E / 50.70333; 1.85250