Escœuilles

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Escœuilles
The church in Escœuilles
The church in Escœuilles
Coat of arms of Escœuilles
Coat of arms
Location of Escœuilles
Escœuilles is located in France
Escœuilles
Escœuilles
Escœuilles is located in Hauts-de-France
Escœuilles
Escœuilles
Coordinates: 50°43′35″N 1°55′38″E / 50.7264°N 1.9272°E / 50.7264; 1.9272Coordinates: 50°43′35″N 1°55′38″E / 50.7264°N 1.9272°E / 50.7264; 1.9272
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityPays de Lumbres
Government
 • MayorLéonce Leroy
Area
1
5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
489
 • Density83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62308 /62850
Elevation93–211 m (305–692 ft)
(avg. 107 m or 351 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Escœuilles (or Escoeuilles) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 15 miles (24 km) west of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the N42 and D216 roads.

Etymology[edit]

The village name first appears in 1084 as Seules. In the year 1200, it had the name Esquelles, then Eskelle, Scules, Escueles, Esquieulles, Ecueil, Escoueuille and finally Escoeuilles.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Escœuilles
Year196219681975198219901999
Population321308309296331398
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 the Assumption, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The chapel, built in 1877.
  • The war memorial.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.