Canton of Marquise

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Canton of Marquise
French canton
Country France
Region Blason Nord-Pas-De-Calais.svg Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas de Calais Arms.svg Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Seat Marquise
Communes 21
Area¹
 • Total 183.34 km2 (70.79 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 20,561
 • Density 112.15/km2 (290.5/sq mi)
Cantonal code 62 36
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Marquise 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. It consisted of 21 communes, which joined the canton of Desvres in 2015.[1]

Geography[edit]

The canton is organised around Marquise in the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer. The altitude varies from 0m (Ambleteuse) to 163m (Leubringhen) for an average altitude of 72m.

Composition[edit]

The canton comprised 21 communes and a total of 20,561 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Ambleteuse 1976 62164 62025
Audembert 357 62250 62052
Audinghen 548 62179 62054
Audresselles 681 62164 62056
Bazinghen 344 62250 62089
Beuvrequen 392 62250 62125
Ferques 1811 62250 62329
Hervelinghen 182 62179 62444
Landrethun-le-Nord 906 62250 62487
Leubringhen 257 62250 62503
Leulinghen-Bernes 398 62250 62505
Maninghen-Henne 298 62250 62546
Marquise 4580 62250 62560
Offrethun 275 62250 62636
Rety 1924 62720 62705
Rinxent 2797 62720 62711
Saint-Inglevert 539 62250 62751
Tardinghen 127 62179 62806
Wacquinghen 236 62250 62867
Wierre-Effroy 747 62720 62889
Wissant 1 186 62179 62899

Population[edit]

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
17652 18384 18467 18977 19701 20561
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°49′41″N 1°41′29″E / 50.82806°N 1.69139°E / 50.82806; 1.69139