Longuenesse

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Longuenesse
Longuenesse is located in 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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Saint-Omer-Sud
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Saint-Omer
Government
 • 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.

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]

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