Fauquembergues is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. First mentioned in 961 as "in monten qui dicitur Falcoberg", the place later in 1124 was called Falkenberga.
A town situated 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D928 with two minor roads, the D92 and the D158. The River Aa flows through Fauquembergues.
Map of the commune and the adjacent places
Historical population of Fauquembergues
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
Places and monuments
- A line of 13 electricity-generating turbines can be seen on the 100 m high hills. Another group of 12 turbines faces the town from the southern direction.
- The 13th-century church of Saint-Léger