Wimille is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
Geography [ edit ]
Wimille is a farming and
light industrial town situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Boulogne, at the junction of the D233 and the D237 roads, on the banks of the river Wimereux. The river Slack forms the northern boundary of the commune. Junction 33 of the A16 autoroute with the D242 is within the commune’s territory.
Population [ edit ]
The inhabitants are called
Historical population of Wimille
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 ]
Column of the Grande Armée, also known as Napoleon’s column. The church of St. Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
A sixteenth century chapel.
A seventeenth century drinking fountain.
The château de La Rivière, dating from the seventeenth century.
Four other châteaux: Lozembrune, Petit-Denacre, Grisendal and Billeauville, all dating from the eighteenth century.
The Terlincthun British Cemetery, created during the Great War
Notable people [ edit ]
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