|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes Artois-Lys|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Émile Flan|
|• Land1||2.63 km2 (1.02 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||150/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62286 / 62190|
|Elevation||26–75 m (85–246 ft)
(avg. 33 m or 108 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.
A farming village some 9 miles (14.5 km) southwest of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D185 and the D185E roads. The A26 autoroute passes by just a few yards from the commune.
|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
- The church of St.Omer, dating from the fifteenth century.
- Ecquedecques on the Quid website (French)
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