Brêmes

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Brémes
Commune
The church of Brêmes
The church of Brêmes
Coat of arms of Brémes
Coat of arms
Brémes is located in France
Brémes
Brémes
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Brémes is located in Hauts-de-France
Brémes
Brémes
Coordinates: 50°51′20″N 1°58′14″E / 50.8556°N 1.9706°E / 50.8556; 1.9706Coordinates: 50°51′20″N 1°58′14″E / 50.8556°N 1.9706°E / 50.8556; 1.9706
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Calais
Canton Calais-2
Intercommunality CC Pays d'Opale
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Poussière
Area1 7.25 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,299
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62174 /62610
Elevation 3–76 m (9.8–249.3 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A village situated 10 miles (16 km) south of Calais, on the D213 road. Surrounded by water, including the lake of Brêmes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 771 —    
1968 855 +10.9%
1975 873 +2.1%
1982 1,067 +22.2%
1990 1,264 +18.5%
1999 1,315 +4.0%
2009 1,299 −1.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of the St. Martin, dating from the late 19th century.
  • The ruins of a watermill.

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