Echinghen

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Echinghen
Coat of arms of Echinghen
Coat of arms
Echinghen is located in France
Echinghen
Echinghen
Coordinates: 50°42′14″N 1°38′56″E / 50.7039°N 1.6489°E / 50.7039; 1.6489Coordinates: 50°42′14″N 1°38′56″E / 50.7039°N 1.6489°E / 50.7039; 1.6489
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Boulogne-sur-Mer-Sud
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Lannoy
Area1 5.84 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 355
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62281 / 62360
Elevation 11–144 m (36–472 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village, some 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D127 and the D127e4 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Echinghen
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 215 218 212 235 284 355
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. Martin, dating from the eleventh century.

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