Ferques

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Ferques
A general view of Ferques
A general view of Ferques
Coat of arms of Ferques
Coat of arms
Location of Ferques
Ferques is located in France
Ferques
Ferques
Ferques is located in Hauts-de-France
Ferques
Ferques
Coordinates: 50°49′48″N 1°45′39″E / 50.83°N 1.7608°E / 50.83; 1.7608Coordinates: 50°49′48″N 1°45′39″E / 50.83°N 1.7608°E / 50.83; 1.7608
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonDesvres
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Joly
Area
1
8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,820
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62329 /62250
Elevation39–120 m (128–394 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D231 and the D243 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Ferques
Year196219681975198219901999
Population165816891551155716901811
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 nineteenth century.
  • Ruins of a monastery chapel.
  • A Merovingian cemetery.

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References[edit]

External links[edit]

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