Le Ponchel

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Le Ponchel
Commune
The church of Le Ponchel
The church of Le Ponchel
Coat of arms of Le Ponchel
Coat of arms
Le Ponchel is located in France
Le Ponchel
Le Ponchel
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Le Ponchel is located in Hauts-de-France
Le Ponchel
Le Ponchel
Coordinates: 50°15′28″N 2°04′30″E / 50.2578°N 2.075°E / 50.2578; 2.075Coordinates: 50°15′28″N 2°04′30″E / 50.2578°N 2.075°E / 50.2578; 2.075
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonAuxi-le-Château
IntercommunalityCC Ternois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Dewarumetz
Area14.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)2232
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code62665 /62390
Elevation22–116 m (72–381 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Le Ponchel is situated 34 miles (55 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D121 and the D119 roads, on the banks of the Authie river, the border with the department of the Somme.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Le Ponchel
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population221230192193210213232
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.Jean, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • An eighteenth-century watermill.

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