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Coat of arms of Ecquedecques
Coat of arms
Ecquedecques is located in France
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 Auchel
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Artois-Lys
 • 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.


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.


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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