Wierre-Effroy

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Wierre-Effroy
Wierre-Effroy is located in France
Wierre-Effroy
Wierre-Effroy
Coordinates: 50°46′44″N 1°44′21″E / 50.7789°N 1.7392°E / 50.7789; 1.7392Coordinates: 50°46′44″N 1°44′21″E / 50.7789°N 1.7392°E / 50.7789; 1.7392
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Marquise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Louvet
Area
 • Land1 18.91 km2 (7.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 794
 • Population2 density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62889 / 62720
Elevation 14–96 m (46–315 ft)
(avg. 136 m or 446 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Wierre-Effroy is situated some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D232 and D234 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Wierre-Effroy
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 629 664 569 619 707 747 794
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 St.Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of St.Laurent at the hamlet of Hesdres, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A sixteenth-century fortified manorhouse.

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