Courset

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Courset
Coat of arms of Courset
Coat of arms
Courset is located in France
Courset
Courset
Coordinates: 50°38′49″N 1°50′32″E / 50.6469°N 1.8422°E / 50.6469; 1.8422Coordinates: 50°38′49″N 1°50′32″E / 50.6469°N 1.8422°E / 50.6469; 1.8422
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Denavaut
Area1 10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 396
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62251 / 62240
Elevation 121–209 m (397–686 ft)
(avg. 118 m or 387 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.

Courset is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming and forestry village, some 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Boulogne, on the D127 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Courset
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 321 328 363 334 365 396
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. Maurice, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau de Courset.
  • The seventeenth-century manorhouse of la Gaverie.
  • Remains of an old castle.

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