Affringues

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Affringues
The church of Affringues
The church of Affringues
Coat of arms of Affringues
Coat of arms
Location of Affringues
Affringues is located in France
Affringues
Affringues
Affringues is located in Hauts-de-France
Affringues
Affringues
Coordinates: 50°41′23″N 2°04′27″E / 50.6897°N 2.0742°E / 50.6897; 2.0742Coordinates: 50°41′23″N 2°04′27″E / 50.6897°N 2.0742°E / 50.6897; 2.0742
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityPays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Isabelle Pourchel
Area
1
2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
226
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62010 /62380
Elevation52–158 m (171–518 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Affringues is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. The placename derives from medieval Flemish: Hafferdingen.[2]

Geography[edit]

A village, located 9 miles (15 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D205 and D202 crossroads.

Map of the commune and adjacent places

History[edit]

First mentioned in the 12th century by the names Hafferdinges (+/- 1182) and Harfrenges (1186).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006217—    
2007219+0.9%
2008223+1.8%
2009222−0.4%
2010217−2.3%
2011213−1.8%
2012209−1.9%
2013205−1.9%
2014200−2.4%
2015213+6.5%
2016226+6.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Leger, dating from the sixteenth century, with a stone spire.

See also[edit]

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Placename Affringues/Hafferdingen: proussel.voila.net

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