Le Ponchel

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Le Ponchel
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Le Ponchel is located in France
Le Ponchel
Le Ponchel
Coordinates: 50°15′28″N 2°04′30″E / 50.2578°N 2.075°E / 50.2578; 2.075Coordinates: 50°15′28″N 2°04′30″E / 50.2578°N 2.075°E / 50.2578; 2.075
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Auxi-le-Château
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Auxillois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Dewarumetz
Area1 4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 232
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62665 / 62390
Elevation 22–116 m (72–381 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

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


Le Ponchel is situated 34 miles (55 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D121 and the D119 roads, on the banks of the Authie river, the border with the department of the Somme.


Historical population of Le Ponchel
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 221 230 192 193 210 213 232
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.Jean, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • An eighteenth-century watermill.

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