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Coat of arms of Dannes
Coat of arms
Dannes is located in France
Coordinates: 50°35′24″N 1°36′53″E / 50.59°N 1.6147°E / 50.59; 1.6147Coordinates: 50°35′24″N 1°36′53″E / 50.59°N 1.6147°E / 50.59; 1.6147
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Samer
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrice Quételard
Area1 10.23 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,258
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62264 / 62187
Elevation 4–160 m (13–525 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 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.

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


A farming and light industrial village, some 8 miles (13 km) south of Boulogne, at the junction of the D940 and the D148e roads. It is bordered on the western side by the English Channel.


Historical population of Dannes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1387 1391 1469 1353 1301 1258
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. Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.

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