Hucqueliers

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Hucqueliers
Château
Château
Hucqueliers is located in France
Hucqueliers
Hucqueliers
Coordinates: 50°34′10″N 1°54′26″E / 50.5694°N 1.9072°E / 50.5694; 1.9072Coordinates: 50°34′10″N 1°54′26″E / 50.5694°N 1.9072°E / 50.5694; 1.9072
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Hucqueliers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton d'Hucqueliers et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Serge Bordzakian
Area
 • Land1 7.62 km2 (2.94 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 591
 • Population2 density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62463 / 62650
Elevation 92–172 m (302–564 ft)
(avg. 94 m or 308 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Situated some 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer at the D148 and D128 crossroads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hucqueliers
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 521 555 558 528 539 505 591
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

An important castle was built here in 1231 by the Count of Boulogne. Hucqueliers was the centre of resistance during the Lustucru revolt in 1662.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The chateau, now an educational establishment.
  • The church of St.André, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The eighteenth century Manoir de la Longeville.

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