Canton of Fruges

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Fruges
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
No. of communes52
SeatFruges
Area
 • Total457.91 km2 (176.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total30,949
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE code62 25

The canton of Fruges is a canton situated in the Pas-de-Calais département and in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

An area of small valleys and plateaux, consisting mostly of farmland, with the town of Fruges at its centre.

Composition[edit]

At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 25 to 55 communes (6 of which merged into the new communes Saint-Augustin, Bellinghem and Enquin-lez-Guinegatte):[1]

Population[edit]

Population Movement
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
7,517 7,883 7,657 7,399 7,317 7,050
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°30′55″N 2°08′04″E / 50.51528°N 2.13444°E / 50.51528; 2.13444