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Tardinghen is located in France
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
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thibaut Segard
Area1 8.72 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 167
 • 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


Tardinghen is situated some 19 kilometres (12 mi) 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 (5 12 yd) per year.


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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