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Cape Blanc Nez
Cape Blanc Nez
Coat of arms of Escalles
Coat of arms
Escalles is located in France
Coordinates: 50°55′04″N 1°42′53″E / 50.9178°N 1.7147°E / 50.9178; 1.7147Coordinates: 50°55′04″N 1°42′53″E / 50.9178°N 1.7147°E / 50.9178; 1.7147
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Calais
Canton Calais-1
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest du Calaisis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Boutroy
Area1 7.29 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 321
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62307 /62179
Elevation 0–154 m (0–505 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 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.

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


A small village located 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of Calais, at the junction of the D243 and D940 roads and at the foot of Mont d'Hubert (151 metres (495 ft)).


Historical population of Escalles
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 182 199 149 286 320 321
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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