Lacres

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Lacres
Commune
The church of Lacres
The church of Lacres
Coat of arms of Lacres
Coat of arms
Lacres is located in France
Lacres
Lacres
Coordinates: 50°35′43″N 1°45′07″E / 50.5953°N 1.7519°E / 50.5953; 1.7519Coordinates: 50°35′43″N 1°45′07″E / 50.5953°N 1.7519°E / 50.5953; 1.7519
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Samer et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Malliard
Area1 8.23 km2 (3.18 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 213
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62483 /62830
Elevation 75–193 m (246–633 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Lacres is situated about 12 miles (19 km) south east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D901 (formerly the N1 Paris-Calais highway) with the D125 and D125e roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Lacres
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 197 211 194 193 190 161 167
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 fifteenth century.
  • A seventeenth century manorhouse and farmhouse.

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