Recques-sur-Hem

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Recques-sur-Hem
Recques-sur-Hem is located in France
Recques-sur-Hem
Recques-sur-Hem
Coordinates: 50°50′09″N 2°05′24″E / 50.8358°N 2.09°E / 50.8358; 2.09Coordinates: 50°50′09″N 2°05′24″E / 50.8358°N 2.09°E / 50.8358; 2.09
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Ardres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
Government
 • Mayor Christian Pette
Area1 5.41 km2 (2.09 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 597
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62699 / 62890
Elevation 3–46 m (9.8–150.9 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

Recques-sur-Hem is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

Recques-sur-Hem lies 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, on the D217 road, by the banks of the river Hem.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
338 359 325 355 409 504 597
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The thirteenth-century church of St.Wandrille.
  • The eighteenth-century Château de Cocove
  • Traces of ancient châteaux.

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