Ecquedecques

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Ecquedecques
The town hall and school of Ecquedecques
The town hall and school of Ecquedecques
Coat of arms of Ecquedecques
Coat of arms
Ecquedecques is located in France
Ecquedecques
Ecquedecques
Coordinates: 50°33′42″N 2°26′56″E / 50.5617°N 2.4489°E / 50.5617; 2.4489Coordinates: 50°33′42″N 2°26′56″E / 50.5617°N 2.4489°E / 50.5617; 2.4489
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Béthune
Canton Lillers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Émile Flan
Area1 2.63 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 407
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62286 /62190
Elevation 26–75 m (85–246 ft)
(avg. 33 m or 108 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.

Ecquedecques is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village some 9 miles (14.5 km) southwest of Béthune and 30 miles (48.3 km) southwest of Lille, at the junction of the D185 and the D185E roads. The A26 autoroute passes by just a few yards from the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ecquedecques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 379 428 399 420 410 407
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.Omer, dating from the fifteenth century.

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