Fruges is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.
Situated some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer on the D928 road, set in a valley not far from the historic battlefield of Azincourt.
Fruges is a typical small country town in the Pas-de-Calais with a weekly market, agricultural suppliers, a Carrefour and various smaller stores.
An annual Fête des Géants livens up August with parades of marching bands and papier mache giants.
Historical population of Fruges
|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
- Church of St. Bertulphe, dating from the nineteenth century.
Fruges is twinned with Olsberg, Germany, since 1965.
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