Licques

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Licques
The town hall of Licques
The town hall of Licques
Coat of arms of Licques
Coat of arms
Location of Licques
Licques is located in France
Licques
Licques
Licques is located in Hauts-de-France
Licques
Licques
Coordinates: 50°47′09″N 1°56′15″E / 50.7858°N 1.9375°E / 50.7858; 1.9375Coordinates: 50°47′09″N 1°56′15″E / 50.7858°N 1.9375°E / 50.7858; 1.9375
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementCalais
CantonCalais-2
IntercommunalityCC Pays d'Opale
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Aliette Polaert
Area
1
18.36 km2 (7.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,650
 • Density90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62506 /62850
Elevation52–176 m (171–577 ft)
(avg. 87 m or 285 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming village located 24 km south of Calais in the valley of the Hem, at the junction of the D191 and D215 roads. It is a large producer of turkeys and other fowl.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1296 1307 1389 1387 1351 1440 1543
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The eighteenth-century château de Cahen.
  • The ruins of the château of Courtebourne.
  • Vestiges of the 11th century Premonstrate abbey, nowadays the parish church.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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