Canton of Ardres

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ardres
Former canton
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
No. of communes22
Disbanded2015
SeatArdres
Area
 • Total180.33 km2 (69.63 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Total17,610
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)

The canton of Ardres is a former canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015.

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around Ardres in the arrondissement of Saint-Omer. The altitude varies from 0m (Éperlecques) to 196m (Rebergues) for an average altitude of 42m.

Composition[edit]

The canton comprised 14 communes and a total of 17,610 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Ardres 4154 62610 62038
Audrehem 357 62890 62055
Autingues 255 62610 62059
Balinghem 829 62610 62078
Bayenghem-lès-Éperlecques 687 62910 62087
Bonningues-lès-Ardres 509 62890 62155
Brêmes 1315 62610 62174
Clerques 213 62890 62228
Éperlecques 2 885 62910 62297
Journy 230 62850 62478
Landrethun-lès-Ardres 599 62610 62488
Louches 733 62610 62531
Mentque-Nortbécourt 449 62890 62567
Muncq-Nieurlet 454 62890 62598
Nielles-lès-Ardres 444 62610 62614
Nordausques 633 62890 62618
Nort-Leulinghem 177 62890 62622
Rebergues 156 62850 62692
Recques-sur-Hem 504 62890 62699
Rodelinghem 393 62610 62716
Tournehem-sur-la-Hem 1219 62890 62827
Zouafques 415 62890 62904

Population[edit]

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
12536 13188 13277 14515 16519 17610
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes[edit]


Coordinates: 50°48′57″N 2°01′34″E / 50.81583°N 2.02611°E / 50.81583; 2.02611