Bouquehault

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Bouquehault
Commune
The town hall of Bouquehault
The town hall of Bouquehault
Coat of arms of Bouquehault
Coat of arms
Bouquehault is located in France
Bouquehault
Bouquehault
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bouquehault is located in Hauts-de-France
Bouquehault
Bouquehault
Coordinates: 50°49′38″N 1°54′15″E / 50.8272°N 1.9042°E / 50.8272; 1.9042Coordinates: 50°49′38″N 1°54′15″E / 50.8272°N 1.9042°E / 50.8272; 1.9042
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Calais
Canton Calais-2
Intercommunality CC Pays d'Opale
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Schollaert
Area1 8.04 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 697
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62161 /62340
Elevation 44–181 m (144–594 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 10 miles (16 km) south of Calais, on the D248 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962452—    
1968480+6.2%
1975450−6.2%
1982488+8.4%
1990529+8.4%
1999567+7.2%
2009697+22.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Omer, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The nineteenth centuryChâteau de Dippendal.
  • The remains of an old château.
  • A ruined windmill, built in 1868.

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