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Aa river
Aa river
Coat of arms of Merck-Saint-Liévin
Coat of arms
Merck-Saint-Liévin is located in France
Coordinates: 50°37′40″N 2°06′55″E / 50.6278°N 2.1153°E / 50.6278; 2.1153Coordinates: 50°37′40″N 2°06′55″E / 50.6278°N 2.1153°E / 50.6278; 2.1153
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fruges
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Omer
 • Mayor Francis Dhalleine
Area1 11.85 km2 (4.58 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 569
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62569 /62560
Elevation 56–172 m (184–564 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 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.

Merck-Saint-Liévin is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Merck-Saint-Liévin lies about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, on the D225 roads. The river Aa flows through the village.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
535 550 547 514 517 507 569
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • An eighteenth-century mill.
  • The church of St. Omer, dating from the seventeenth century

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