Ferques

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Ferques
Ferques is located in France
Ferques
Ferques
Coordinates: 50°49′48″N 1°45′39″E / 50.83°N 1.7608°E / 50.83; 1.7608Coordinates: 50°49′48″N 1°45′39″E / 50.83°N 1.7608°E / 50.83; 1.7608
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Marquise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Joly
Area
 • Land1 8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,811
 • Population2 density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62329 / 62250
Elevation 39–120 m (128–394 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D231 and the D243 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ferques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1658 1689 1551 1557 1690 1811
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 the Assumption, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Ruins of a monastery chapel.
  • A Merovingian cemetery.

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