Dennebrœucq

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Dennebrœucq
Coat of arms of Dennebrœucq
Coat of arms
Dennebrœucq is located in France
Dennebrœucq
Dennebrœucq
Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 2°09′14″E / 50.5742°N 2.1539°E / 50.5742; 2.1539Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 2°09′14″E / 50.5742°N 2.1539°E / 50.5742; 2.1539
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fauquembergues
Intercommunality Canton of Fauquembergues
Area
 • Land1 3.73 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 314
 • Population2 density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62267 / 62560
Elevation 53–140 m (174–459 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Dennebrœucq is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. The medieval Flemish placename used to be Denebroek[1]

Geography[edit]

The village spreads along the D159 road, 12 miles (19 km) south of Saint-Omer.

Map of the commune and adjacent places

History[edit]

Dennebrœucq is home to the adventure playground Dennlys Parc, created in 1983 on the site of the old watermill.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Dennebrœucq
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 263 279 257 269 310 314
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.Leger, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The nineteenth century chapel.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dennebrœucq/Denebroek: proussel.voila.net

External links[edit]