Groffliers

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Groffliers
Coat of arms of Groffliers
Coat of arms
Groffliers is located in France
Groffliers
Groffliers
Coordinates: 50°23′08″N 1°37′01″E / 50.3856°N 1.6169°E / 50.3856; 1.6169Coordinates: 50°23′08″N 1°37′01″E / 50.3856°N 1.6169°E / 50.3856; 1.6169
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Berck
Intercommunality Opale Sud
Government
 • Mayor Alain Leclercq
Area
 • Land1 8.09 km2 (3.12 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,422
 • Population2 density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62390 / 62600
Elevation 0–33 m (0–108 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A village situated on the coast at the bay of the Authie, some 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Montreuil-sur-Mer on the D940 road. It was hit by a tidal wave in 1745.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Groffliers
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 467 477 673 980 1324 1422
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]

  • Church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.

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