Offekerque

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Offekerque
Offekerque is located in France
Offekerque
Offekerque
Coordinates: 50°56′31″N 2°01′10″E / 50.9419°N 2.0194°E / 50.9419; 2.0194Coordinates: 50°56′31″N 2°01′10″E / 50.9419°N 2.0194°E / 50.9419; 2.0194
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
Government
 • Mayor Georges Paris
Area
 • Land1 13.37 km2 (5.16 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,026
 • Population2 density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62634 / 62370
Elevation 1–5 m (3.3–16.4 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Offekerque is a farming village, originally of marshland, now drained by the river Oye and ditches around the commune, some 6 miles (10 km) east of Calais, on the D230, half a mile from the A16 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
634 635 628 698 759 939 1026
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Marie-Madeleine, dating from the twentieth century.
  • A brick-built windmill.

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