Estrée-Wamin

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For other places of the same name, see Estrées.
Estrée-Wamin
Estrée-Wamin is located in France
Estrée-Wamin
Estrée-Wamin
Coordinates: 50°16′22″N 2°24′14″E / 50.2728°N 2.4039°E / 50.2728; 2.4039Coordinates: 50°16′22″N 2°24′14″E / 50.2728°N 2.4039°E / 50.2728; 2.4039
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Avesnes-le-Comte
Intercommunality Deux Sources
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves-Marie Petit
Area1 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 184
 • Density 35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62316 / 62810
Elevation 82–147 m (269–482 ft)
(avg. 92 m or 302 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.

Estrée-Wamin is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 20 miles (32.2 km) west of Arras at the junction of the D339 and D23 roads.

It is one of many villages in the north of France bearing the name Estrées. The etymology of the name is from strata (cognate of English "street"), the word for the stone-layered Roman roads in the area (some of which turned into modern highways). Hence Estreti, village on the road which developed into Estrées.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Estrée-Wamin
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 234 235 206 183 168 184
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.Vaast, at Wamin, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St.Martin, at Estrée, dating from the eighteenth century.

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