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Ferques is located in France
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
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Marquise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Joly
Area1 8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,811
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62329 / 62250
Elevation 39–120 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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


Historical population of Ferques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 1658 1689 1551 1557 1690 1811
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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