Airon-Saint-Vaast

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Airon-Saint-Vaast
The church of Airon-Saint-Vaast
The church of Airon-Saint-Vaast
Location of Airon-Saint-Vaast
Airon-Saint-Vaast is located in France
Airon-Saint-Vaast
Airon-Saint-Vaast
Airon-Saint-Vaast is located in Hauts-de-France
Airon-Saint-Vaast
Airon-Saint-Vaast
Coordinates: 50°25′56″N 1°40′05″E / 50.4322°N 1.6681°E / 50.4322; 1.6681Coordinates: 50°25′56″N 1°40′05″E / 50.4322°N 1.6681°E / 50.4322; 1.6681
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonBerck
IntercommunalityDeux Baies en Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Sébastien Béthouart
Area
1
5.92 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
194
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62016 /62180
Elevation4–52 m (13–171 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Airon-Saint-Vaast is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small village situated some 19 miles (30 km) south of Boulogne-sur-Mer, on the D143E1 road

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006223—    
2007218−2.2%
2008212−2.8%
2009206−2.8%
2010200−2.9%
2011197−1.5%
2012195−1.0%
2013194−0.5%
2014192−1.0%
2015188−2.1%
2016185−1.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, built in 1877, in Neo-Gothic style.
  • The chapel de Bavemont, built in 1809. This is where Saint Josse is said to have restored the sight of a little girl (Juliule), on his return from a pilgrimage to Rome in 665. In memory of this, a pilgrimage takes place at Whitsuntide.
  • The chateau and its park.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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