Bomy

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Bomy
A typical building of Pas-de-Calais, in Bomy
A typical building of Pas-de-Calais, in Bomy
Coat of arms of Bomy
Coat of arms
Location of Bomy
Bomy is located in France
Bomy
Bomy
Bomy is located in Hauts-de-France
Bomy
Bomy
Coordinates: 50°34′29″N 2°14′10″E / 50.5747°N 2.2361°E / 50.5747; 2.2361Coordinates: 50°34′29″N 2°14′10″E / 50.5747°N 2.2361°E / 50.5747; 2.2361
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonFruges
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Deblock
Area
1
14.63 km2 (5.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
630
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62153 /62960
Elevation85–180 m (279–591 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It's surrounded by the common Beaumetz-lès-Aire, Erny-Saint-Julien and Laires, Bomy is located 19 km southwest of Saint-Omer's largest city.

Geography[edit]

A village situated 12 miles (19 km) south of Saint-Omer, on the D130 road.

It's surrounded by the common Beaumetz-lès-Aire, Erny-Saint-Julien and Laires, Bomy is located 19 km southwest of Saint-Omer, the largest city around.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962653—    
1968674+3.2%
1975658−2.4%
1982603−8.4%
1990608+0.8%
1999604−0.7%
2009596−1.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Vaast, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The remains of the old château, where a truce between France and Spain was signed in 1537.
  • The present-day château. The building dates from 1755. It was confiscated during the French Revolution and sold for use as a sugar beet factory. It was sold again in 1839 to the Baron de Vilmarest.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Annuaire-Mairie"

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