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Isques is located in France
Coordinates: 50°40′36″N 1°39′03″E / 50.6767°N 1.6508°E / 50.6767; 1.6508Coordinates: 50°40′36″N 1°39′03″E / 50.6767°N 1.6508°E / 50.6767; 1.6508
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Samer
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Gobert
Area1 6.98 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,159
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62474 /62360
Elevation 4–154 m (13–505 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

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


A forestry, farming and dormitory village situated some 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Boulogne, at junction 28 of the A16 autoroute with the D901 (formerly the N1 Paris-Calais highway). The river Liane flows through the commune.


Historical population of Isques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 711 745 736 960 1171 1102 1159
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.Apolline, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau d'Hermerangues.
  • A sixteenth-century castle on a motte.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau de Quehen.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau de Pont-de-Briques.

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