Enguinegatte (Dutch: Ingwinegate) is a town and former commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.
The commune merged with Enquin-les-Mines on 1 January 2017 to form the commune nouvelle of Enquin-lez-Guinegatte.
Enguinegatte is a farming village situated 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D77 and D158E2 crossroads.
Historical population of Enguinegatte
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
Known as Guinegate in medieval times, it is the site of several late 15th and early 16th century battles. The first was the Battle of Guinegate, the later and more famous, the Battle of the Spurs, in 1513.
The village was largely destroyed in the Second World War.
Places of interest
- The church of St.Jacques, dating from the eighteenth century.