Landrethun-le-Nord

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Landrethun-le-Nord
A general view of Landrethun-le-Nord
A general view of Landrethun-le-Nord
Coat of arms of Landrethun-le-Nord
Coat of arms
Location of Landrethun-le-Nord
Landrethun-le-Nord is located in France
Landrethun-le-Nord
Landrethun-le-Nord
Landrethun-le-Nord is located in Hauts-de-France
Landrethun-le-Nord
Landrethun-le-Nord
Coordinates: 50°50′53″N 1°47′05″E / 50.8481°N 1.7847°E / 50.8481; 1.7847Coordinates: 50°50′53″N 1°47′05″E / 50.8481°N 1.7847°E / 50.8481; 1.7847
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonDesvres
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Émile Petit
Area
1
7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,309
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62487 /62250
Elevation57–133 m (187–436 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Landrethun-le-Nord is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated some 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D243 and D231 roads.

History[edit]

The area was severely bombed during 1944 as the Germans chose this commune to host the V-3 cannon launch site during World War II.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Landrethun-le-Nord
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population5396257447078539061132
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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References[edit]

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

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