Fléchin

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Fléchin
The road into Fléchin
The road into Fléchin
Coat of arms of Fléchin
Coat of arms
Location of Fléchin
Fléchin is located in France
Fléchin
Fléchin
Fléchin is located in Hauts-de-France
Fléchin
Fléchin
Coordinates: 50°33′34″N 2°17′37″E / 50.5594°N 2.2936°E / 50.5594; 2.2936Coordinates: 50°33′34″N 2°17′37″E / 50.5594°N 2.2936°E / 50.5594; 2.2936
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonFruges
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • MayorHenri Lambert
Area
1
10.99 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
492
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62336 /62960
Elevation62–178 m (203–584 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated 13 miles (21 km) south of Saint-Omer, at the D95E1 and D77 road junction.

Surrounded by the common Febvin-Palfart, Enquin-les-Mines and Laires, Fléchin is located 20 km northwest of the Bruay Buissière the largest city around.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population of Fléchin
Year196219681975198219901999
Population560601575532470454
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 twelfth century.
  • The church of St.Peter, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The church of St.Jacques, in the hamlet of Cuhem, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Two watermills.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Annuaire-Mairie"

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