Ecques

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Ecques
Ecques is located in France
Ecques
Ecques
Coordinates: 50°40′15″N 2°17′14″E / 50.6708°N 2.2872°E / 50.6708; 2.2872Coordinates: 50°40′15″N 2°17′14″E / 50.6708°N 2.2872°E / 50.6708; 2.2872
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Morinie
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Philippe Fardoux
Area
 • Land1 12.59 km2 (4.86 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,781
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62288 / 62129
Elevation 25–80 m (82–262 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A large farming village situated 5 miles (8 km) south of Saint-Omer, at the D201 and D189 crossroads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ecques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1047 1108 1124 1295 1637 1781
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.Nicholas, dating from the twelfth century.

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