Waben

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Waben
Waben is located in France
Waben
Waben
Coordinates: 50°22′48″N 1°39′11″E / 50.38°N 1.6531°E / 50.38; 1.6531Coordinates: 50°22′48″N 1°39′11″E / 50.38°N 1.6531°E / 50.38; 1.6531
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Berck
Intercommunality Opale Sud
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Claude Gauduin
Area1 8.99 km2 (3.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 382
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62866 / 62180
Elevation 3–51 m (9.8–167.3 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Waben is located 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Montreuil-sur-Mer, at the D143 and D940 road junction, about a kilometre from the sea at the bay of the Authie.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Waben
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 234 234 235 266 294 327 382
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of the Nativité-de-Notre-Dame.

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