Clarques

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Clarques
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Clarques
Coat of arms
Location of Clarques
Clarques is located in France
Clarques
Clarques
Clarques is located in Hauts-de-France
Clarques
Clarques
Coordinates: 50°38′50″N 2°16′42″E / 50.6472°N 2.2783°E / 50.6472; 2.2783Coordinates: 50°38′50″N 2°16′42″E / 50.6472°N 2.2783°E / 50.6472; 2.2783
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonFruges
CommuneSaint-Augustin
Area
1
6.96 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
233
 • Density33/km2 (87/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
62129
Elevation29–97 m (95–318 ft)
(avg. 66 m or 217 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Clarques is a former commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Saint-Augustin.[1]

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 8 miles (13 km) south of Saint-Omer, on the D190 and D192 road junction. The A26 autoroute passes by the commune just 200 yards (180 m) away.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Clarques
Year196219681975198219901999
Population234254238206231233
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

The present chateau was built in the early 1780s by Augustin Titelouze de Gournay, a king’s musketeer, before his marriage to Marie-Therese de Feuchin in 1788. The house was enlarged in 1905 by Joseph de Gournay from the plans of architect Lillois Vilain, adding the protruding wings.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 7 December 2015 (in French)

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