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The town hall of Longuenesse
The town hall of Longuenesse
Coat of arms of Longuenesse
Coat of arms
Longuenesse is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Longuenesse
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Omer
 • Mayor Jean-Marie Barbier
Area1 8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 12,018
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62525 /62219
Elevation 3–79 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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


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]

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