Tardinghen

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Tardinghen
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Tardinghen is located in France
Tardinghen
Tardinghen
Coordinates: 50°52′01″N 1°37′52″E / 50.8669°N 1.6311°E / 50.8669; 1.6311Coordinates: 50°52′01″N 1°37′52″E / 50.8669°N 1.6311°E / 50.8669; 1.6311
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Marquise
Intercommunality Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thibaut Segard
Area
 • Land1 8.72 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 167
 • Population2 density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62806 / 62179
Elevation 1–96 m (3.3–315.0 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

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

Landscape seen from the route du Châtelet

Geography[edit]

Tardinghen is situated some 12 miles (19 km) north of Boulogne, at the junction of the D249 and D940 roads, on Cape Gris-Nez. Parts of the coastline, forming the northern border of the commune, have receded inland at about 5 metres a year.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Tardinghen
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 134 145 133 127 117 127 167
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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