Bléquin

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Bléquin
Commune
The church of Bléquin
The church of Bléquin
Coat of arms of Bléquin
Coat of arms
Bléquin is located in France
Bléquin
Bléquin
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Denquin
Area1 8.69 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 404
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62140 /62380
Elevation 98–208 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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 429 —    
1968 471 +9.8%
1975 395 −16.1%
1982 363 −8.1%
1990 368 +1.4%
1999 339 −7.9%
2009 404 +19.2%

Sights[edit]

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

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