Bourecq

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Bourecq
The church of Bourecq
The church of Bourecq
Coat of arms of Bourecq
Coat of arms
Location of Bourecq
Bourecq is located in France
Bourecq
Bourecq
Bourecq is located in Hauts-de-France
Bourecq
Bourecq
Coordinates: 50°34′17″N 2°26′10″E / 50.5714°N 2.4361°E / 50.5714; 2.4361Coordinates: 50°34′17″N 2°26′10″E / 50.5714°N 2.4361°E / 50.5714; 2.4361
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBéthune
CantonLillers
IntercommunalityCA Béthune-Bruay, Artois-Lys Romane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul-André Défossez
Area
1
4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
618
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62162 /62190
Elevation22–49 m (72–161 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village some 10 miles (16.1 km) northwest of Béthune and 31 miles (49.9 km) west of Lille, at the junction of the D94E3 and N43 roads, with the A26 autoroute passing by less than a mile away.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962552—    
1968565+2.4%
1975607+7.4%
1982556−8.4%
1990560+0.7%
1999517−7.7%
2009557+7.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Riquier, dating from the twentieth century.
  • The remains of the chateau of Malannoy.
  • An ancient 16th century manorhouse.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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