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Coat of arms of Courset
Coat of arms
Courset is located in France
Coordinates: 50°38′49″N 1°50′32″E / 50.6469°N 1.8422°E / 50.6469; 1.8422Coordinates: 50°38′49″N 1°50′32″E / 50.6469°N 1.8422°E / 50.6469; 1.8422
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Denavaut
Area1 10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 396
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62251 / 62240
Elevation 121–209 m (397–686 ft)
(avg. 118 m or 387 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Courset is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


A farming and forestry village, some 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Boulogne, on the D127 road.


Historical population of Courset
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 321 328 363 334 365 396
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 church of St. Maurice, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau de Courset.
  • The seventeenth-century manorhouse of la Gaverie.
  • Remains of an old castle.

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