Fréthun

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Fréthun
The town hall of Fréthun
The town hall of Fréthun
Coat of arms of Fréthun
Coat of arms
Location of Fréthun
Fréthun is located in France
Fréthun
Fréthun
Fréthun is located in Hauts-de-France
Fréthun
Fréthun
Coordinates: 50°55′03″N 1°49′33″E / 50.9175°N 1.8258°E / 50.9175; 1.8258Coordinates: 50°55′03″N 1°49′33″E / 50.9175°N 1.8258°E / 50.9175; 1.8258
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementCalais
CantonCalais-1
IntercommunalityCA Calaisis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Fournier
Area
1
7.92 km2 (3.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,311
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62360 /62185
Elevation0–60 m (0–197 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Fréthun (Francization of Free Town) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A village located 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Calais, at the junction of the D215 and D246 roads. It is home to the Calais-Fréthun railway station and the Eurotunnel terminal, linking France with England.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Fréthunois.

Historical population of Fréthun
Year196219681975198219901999
Population858864762109411691091
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. Michel, dating from the nineteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]