Merlimont

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Merlimont
Commune
The town hall of Merlimont
The town hall of Merlimont
Coat of arms of Merlimont
Coat of arms
Merlimont is located in France
Merlimont
Merlimont
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Merlimont is located in Hauts-de-France
Merlimont
Merlimont
Coordinates: 50°27′23″N 1°36′54″E / 50.4564°N 1.615°E / 50.4564; 1.615Coordinates: 50°27′23″N 1°36′54″E / 50.4564°N 1.615°E / 50.4564; 1.615
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Étaples
Intercommunality CA Deux Baies en Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-François Rapin
Area1 21.49 km2 (8.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,061
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62571 /62155
Elevation 0–41 m (0–135 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Merlimont lies on the coast of France, facing northwards to the English Channel. Long, wide sandy beaches and huge sand-dunes are the most obvious features.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1095 1310 1619 1832 2212 2606 3061
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]