Canton of Desvres

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Canton of Desvres
French canton
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas de Calais Arms.svg Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Seat Desvres
Communes 52
 • Total 428.60 km2 (165.48 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 44,251
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Cantonal code 62 22
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Desvres is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. The canton is organised around Desvres in the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer.


At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 23 to 52 communes:[1]


Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
12745 13342 13406 13209 13666 14164
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°42′12″N 1°51′09″E / 50.70333°N 1.85250°E / 50.70333; 1.85250