Canton of Fruges

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Canton of Fruges
French canton
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil-sur-Mer
Seat Fruges
Communes 25
Area¹
 • Total 189.04 km2 (72.99 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 7,050
 • Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Cantonal code 62 24
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of small valleys and plateaux, consisting mostly of farmland, with the town of Fruges in the arrondissement of Montreuil-sur-Mer at its centre. The altitude varies from 35m (Lebiez) to 197m (Rimboval).with an average altitude of 103m.

History[edit]

Composition[edit]

The canton of Fruges comprises 25 communes and a total of 7,050 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Canton Population Post Code INSEE Code
Ambricourt 102 62310 62026
Avondance 32 62310 62066
Canlers 175 62310 62209
Coupelle-Neuve 161 62310 62246
Coupelle-Vieille 494 62310 62247
Crépy 170 62310 62256
Créquy 561 62310 62257
Embry 203 62990 62293
Fressin 563 62140 62359
Fruges 2 426 62310 62364
Hézecques 100 62310 62453
Lebiez 208 62990 62492
Lugy 110 62310 62533
Matringhem 174 62310 62562
Mencas 81 62310 62565
Planques 99 62310 62659
Radinghem 221 62310 62685
Rimboval 124 62990 62710
Royon 103 62990 62725
Ruisseauville 121 62310 62726
Sains-lès-Fressin 173 62310 62738
Senlis 166 62310 62790
Torcy 142 62310 62823
Verchin 220 62310 62843
Vincly 121 62310 62862

Population[edit]

Population Movement
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
7,517 7,883 7,657 7,399 7,317 7,050
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°30′55″N 2°08′04″E / 50.51528°N 2.13444°E / 50.51528; 2.13444