Bellebrune

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Bellebrune
Commune
The church and town hall of Bellebrune
The church and town hall of Bellebrune
Coat of arms of Bellebrune
Coat of arms
Bellebrune is located in France
Bellebrune
Bellebrune
Coordinates: 50°43′40″N 1°46′31″E / 50.7278°N 1.7753°E / 50.7278; 1.7753Coordinates: 50°43′40″N 1°46′31″E / 50.7278°N 1.7753°E / 50.7278; 1.7753
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Brigitte De Premont (PCD)
Area1 5.32 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 342
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62104 /62142
Elevation 38–105 m (125–344 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

Bellebrune is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region in northern France.

Geography[edit]

A small farming commune, some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the N42, D252 and the D238 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 139 —    
1968 150 +7.9%
1975 158 +5.3%
1982 171 +8.2%
1990 179 +4.7%
1999 246 +37.4%
2009 342 +39.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The ruins of an 11th-century castle.
  • The church of St. Leu, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The Château de La Villeneuve, dating from the seventeenth century.

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