Moringhem

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Moringhem
Scarecrow Festival
Scarecrow Festival
Moringhem is located in France
Moringhem
Moringhem
Coordinates: 50°45′50″N 2°07′42″E / 50.7639°N 2.1283°E / 50.7639; 2.1283Coordinates: 50°45′50″N 2°07′42″E / 50.7639°N 2.1283°E / 50.7639; 2.1283
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Saint-Omer-Nord
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor Hugues Persyn
Area
 • Land1 9.98 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 464
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62592 / 62910
Elevation 37–166 m (121–545 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Moringhem lies about 5 miles (8 km) west of Saint-Omer, at the D207 and D223 crossroads. The A26 autoroute passes by about a half mile to the west.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
339 360 368 363 361 383 464
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The stone tower of an 18th-century windmill.
  • The church of St. Andre, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The church of St.Maxime at Difques, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The chapel of Barbinghein, built in 1714.

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