Fiennes, Pas-de-Calais

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Fiennes
Commune
The entrance to the commune
The entrance to the commune
Coat of arms of Fiennes
Coat of arms
Fiennes is located in France
Fiennes
Fiennes
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Fiennes is located in Hauts-de-France
Fiennes
Fiennes
Coordinates: 50°49′38″N 1°49′33″E / 50.8272°N 1.8258°E / 50.8272; 1.8258Coordinates: 50°49′38″N 1°49′33″E / 50.8272°N 1.8258°E / 50.8272; 1.8258
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementCalais
CantonCalais-2
IntercommunalityCC Pays d'Opale
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Clotilde Roberval
Area111.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (1999)2813
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62334 /62132
Elevation71–166 m (233–545 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 10 miles (16 km) south of Calais, at the junction of the D250, D232 and D151 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fiennes, Pas-de-Calais
Year196219681975198219901999
Population710747682739760813
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. Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The ruins of a castle, originally destroyed in 1320, rebuilt and destroyed again in 1543

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