Ambricourt

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Ambricourt
The town hall and school of Ambricourt
The town hall and school of Ambricourt
Coat of arms of Ambricourt
Coat of arms
Location of Ambricourt
Ambricourt is located in France
Ambricourt
Ambricourt
Ambricourt is located in Hauts-de-France
Ambricourt
Ambricourt
Coordinates: 50°28′16″N 2°10′42″E / 50.471°N 2.1783°E / 50.471; 2.1783Coordinates: 50°28′16″N 2°10′42″E / 50.471°N 2.1783°E / 50.471; 2.1783
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonFruges
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Haut Pays du Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) André Nourry
Area
1
3.39 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
116
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62026 /62310
Elevation93–138 m (305–453 ft)
(avg. 124 m or 407 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

The commune is the setting of Georges Bernanos's 1936 novel The Diary of a Country Priest (Journal d'un curé de campagne).

Geography

A small village situated some 15 miles(24 km) east of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D71 E4 road.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962163—    
1968183+12.3%
1975158−13.7%
1982147−7.0%
1990111−24.5%
1999102−8.1%
2005110+7.8%
2009125+13.6%
2010131+4.8%
2014124−5.3%
2015116−6.5%

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