Bléquin

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Bléquin
The church of Bléquin
The church of Bléquin
Coat of arms of Bléquin
Coat of arms
Location of Bléquin
Bléquin is located in France
Bléquin
Bléquin
Bléquin is located in Hauts-de-France
Bléquin
Bléquin
Coordinates: 50°39′51″N 1°59′24″E / 50.6642°N 1.99°E / 50.6642; 1.99Coordinates: 50°39′51″N 1°59′24″E / 50.6642°N 1.99°E / 50.6642; 1.99
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityPays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Denquin
Area
1
8.69 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population
(2009)2
404
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62140 /62380
Elevation98–208 m (322–682 ft)
(avg. 115 m or 377 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A village situated 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, on theD202 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962429—    
1968471+9.8%
1975395−16.1%
1982363−8.1%
1990368+1.4%
1999339−7.9%
2009404+19.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The nineteenth-century church of St. Omer.
  • The ruins of a 13th-century chateau.

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