Éperlecques

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Éperlecques
St. Leodegar's Church
St. Leodegar's Church
Coat of arms of Éperlecques
Coat of arms
Location of Éperlecques
Éperlecques is located in France
Éperlecques
Éperlecques
Éperlecques is located in Hauts-de-France
Éperlecques
Éperlecques
Coordinates: 50°48′25″N 2°09′09″E / 50.8069°N 2.152500°E / 50.8069; 2.152500Coordinates: 50°48′25″N 2°09′09″E / 50.8069°N 2.152500°E / 50.8069; 2.152500
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonSaint-Omer
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Guilbert
Area
1
25.56 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,626
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62297 /62910
Elevation0–97 m (0–318 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Éperlecques (Dutch: Sperleke; Picard: Éparlecques) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

It is a farming commune comprising eight hamlets, all found within the regional nature reserve of the Caps et Marais d'Opale, situated 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, at the D222 and D219 road junction. The small river Liette runs through the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Éperlecques
Year196219681975198219901999
Population206121682276255627852885
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]

Twin towns[edit]

Éperlecques is twinned with Belgium Zonnebeke in Belgium.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Le Blockhaus d'Éperlecques". Retrieved 2007-05-25.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

View towards Hellebrouck