Landrethun-le-Nord

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Landrethun-le-Nord
Landrethun-le-Nord is located in France
Landrethun-le-Nord
Landrethun-le-Nord
Coordinates: 50°50′53″N 1°47′05″E / 50.8481°N 1.7847°E / 50.8481; 1.7847Coordinates: 50°50′53″N 1°47′05″E / 50.8481°N 1.7847°E / 50.8481; 1.7847
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) Émile Petit
Area
 • Land1 7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,132
 • Population2 density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62487 / 62250
Elevation 57–133 m (187–436 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D243 and D231 roads.

History[edit]

The area was severely bombed during 1944 as the Germans chose this commune to host the V-3 cannon launch site during World War II.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Landrethun-le-Nord
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 539 625 744 707 853 906 1132
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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