Wardrecques

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Wardrecques
Wardrecques is located in France
Wardrecques
Wardrecques
Coordinates: 50°42′40″N 2°20′41″E / 50.7111°N 2.3447°E / 50.7111; 2.3447Coordinates: 50°42′40″N 2°20′41″E / 50.7111°N 2.3447°E / 50.7111; 2.3447
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor Louis-Cainne
Area
 • Land1 3.72 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,183
 • Population2 density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62875 / 62120
Elevation 21–69 m (69–226 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Wardrecques is located 6 miles (9 km) southeast of Saint-Omer, on the D199 road, just a hundred yards from the Neufossé Canal.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Wardrecques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 518 530 541 946 1034 1068 1183
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 Notre-Dame, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The eighteenth century Quenivet chapel.

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