Blendecques

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Blendecques
The town hall of Blendecques
The town hall of Blendecques
Coat of arms of Blendecques
Coat of arms
Location of Blendecques
Blendecques is located in France
Blendecques
Blendecques
Blendecques is located in Hauts-de-France
Blendecques
Blendecques
Coordinates: 50°43′04″N 2°16′38″E / 50.7178°N 2.2772°E / 50.7178; 2.2772Coordinates: 50°43′04″N 2°16′38″E / 50.7178°N 2.2772°E / 50.7178; 2.2772
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLonguenesse
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • MayorAndré Bultel
Area
1
9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,156
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62139 /62575
Elevation7–93 m (23–305 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A town situated 3 miles (5 km) south of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D77, D210 and D211 roads. The river Aa flows through the commune.
The town has a football team and a basketball team.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19623,943—    
19684,431+12.4%
19755,014+13.2%
19825,338+6.5%
19905,210−2.4%
19995,186−0.5%
20095,171−0.3%

Personalities[edit]

Sights[edit]

  • The nineteenth-century church of St. Gilles.
  • The Chapelle de Soyecques.
  • The eighteenth-century Château de La Garenne.
  • Another Château of the 19th century .
  • The abbey of Sainte-Colombe, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The remains of some old watermills and lime-kilns.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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