Le Wast

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Le Wast
Le Wast is located in France
Le Wast
Le Wast
Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 1°48′11″E / 50.7494°N 1.8031°E / 50.7494; 1.8031Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 1°48′11″E / 50.7494°N 1.8031°E / 50.7494; 1.8031
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
Area1 0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 200
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62880 /62142
Elevation 42–70 m (138–230 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 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 Wast is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Le Wast is situated some 8 miles (13 km) east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D252 and D127 roads.


Historical population of Le Wast
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 184 200 195 171 185 180 200
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 eleventh century church of St.Michel.
  • A chateau, dating from the eighteenth century.

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