Elnes

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Elnes
Coat of arms of Elnes
Coat of arms
Elnes is located in France
Elnes
Elnes
Coordinates: 50°41′27″N 2°07′37″E / 50.6908°N 2.1269°E / 50.6908; 2.1269Coordinates: 50°41′27″N 2°07′37″E / 50.6908°N 2.1269°E / 50.6908; 2.1269
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor Guy Catoen
Area
 • Land1 6.33 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 721
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62292 / 62380
Elevation 40–144 m (131–472 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D225 and D132 crossroads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Elnes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 440 529 666 610 692 721
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 sixteenth century.

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