Alquines

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Alquines
The church of Alquines
The church of Alquines
Coat of arms of Alquines
Coat of arms
Location of Alquines
Alquines is located in France
Alquines
Alquines
Alquines is located in Hauts-de-France
Alquines
Alquines
Coordinates: 50°44′28″N 1°59′35″E / 50.7411°N 1.9931°E / 50.7411; 1.9931Coordinates: 50°44′28″N 1°59′35″E / 50.7411°N 1.9931°E / 50.7411; 1.9931
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Marie Allouchery
Area
1
10.51 km2 (4.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,018
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62024 /62850
Elevation83–211 m (272–692 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Alquines is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A town located 18 miles (29 km) east of Boulogne-sur-Mer, at the junction of the D216 with the D191 road, by the banks of the Hem river.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962552—    
1968606+9.8%
1975613+1.2%
1982675+10.1%
1990745+10.4%
1999751+0.8%
2004823+9.6%
2009865+5.1%
2014972+12.4%
2015985+1.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The sixteenth century church.
  • Remains of a feudal motte.
  • The Chapel de Fromentel.
  • The war memorial.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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