Hucqueliers

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Hucqueliers
Château
Château
Coat of arms of Hucqueliers
Coat of arms
Location of Hucqueliers
Hucqueliers is located in France
Hucqueliers
Hucqueliers
Hucqueliers is located in Hauts-de-France
Hucqueliers
Hucqueliers
Coordinates: 50°34′10″N 1°54′26″E / 50.5694°N 1.9072°E / 50.5694; 1.9072Coordinates: 50°34′10″N 1°54′26″E / 50.5694°N 1.9072°E / 50.5694; 1.9072
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityCC Haut Pays du Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Serge Bordzakian
Area
1
7.62 km2 (2.94 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
591
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62463 /62650
Elevation92–172 m (302–564 ft)
(avg. 94 m or 308 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Situated some 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer at the D148 and D128 crossroads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Hucqueliers
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population521555558528539505591
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History[edit]

An important castle was built here in 1231 by the Count of Boulogne. Hucqueliers was the centre of resistance during the Lustucru revolt in 1662.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The chateau, now an educational establishment.
  • The church of St.André, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The eighteenth century Manoir de la Longeville.

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