Longuenesse

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Longuenesse
The town hall of Longuenesse
The town hall of Longuenesse
Coat of arms of Longuenesse
Coat of arms
Location of Longuenesse
Longuenesse is located in France
Longuenesse
Longuenesse
Longuenesse is located in Hauts-de-France
Longuenesse
Longuenesse
Coordinates: 50°44′11″N 2°14′18″E / 50.7364°N 2.2383°E / 50.7364; 2.2383Coordinates: 50°44′11″N 2°14′18″E / 50.7364°N 2.2383°E / 50.7364; 2.2383
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLonguenesse
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • MayorJean-Marie Barbier
Area
1
8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
11,584
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62525 /62219
Elevation3–79 m (9.8–259.2 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Longuenesse is a large suburb of Saint-Omer, one mile southwest of the centre, on the D208 road.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
3623 4794 9397 11,970 12,604 12,518 12,018
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Quentin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • An old abbey hostel.
  • The fountain of Saint-Quentin.
  • Vestiges of a monastery founded in 1298.

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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