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Coat of arms of Guemps
Coat of arms
Guemps is located in France
Coordinates: 50°54′56″N 1°59′48″E / 50.9156°N 1.9967°E / 50.9156; 1.9967Coordinates: 50°54′56″N 1°59′48″E / 50.9156°N 1.9967°E / 50.9156; 1.9967
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Audruicq
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
 • Mayor Michel Cousin
Area1 15.89 km2 (6.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 882
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62393 / 62370
Elevation 1–5 m (3.3–16.4 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.

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


A farming village situated 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Calais, at the D229 and D32 crossroads. [1]==Population==

Historical population of Guemps
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2010
Population 739 797 768 808 858 882 967
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.John the Baptist, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The windmills, used to pump water from the marshland.

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