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Not to be confused with Nesle, in the Somme department.
Nesles is also a village part of Lumigny-Nesles-Ormeaux, in Seine-et-Marne.
The town hall and church of Nesles
The town hall and church of Nesles
Coat of arms of Nesles
Coat of arms
Nesles is located in France
Coordinates: 50°37′41″N 1°39′26″E / 50.6281°N 1.6572°E / 50.6281; 1.6572Coordinates: 50°37′41″N 1°39′26″E / 50.6281°N 1.6572°E / 50.6281; 1.6572
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Outreau
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Feutry
Area1 5.04 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,060
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62603 /62152
Elevation 21–177 m (69–581 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

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


Nesles is situated about 12 miles (19 km) south of Boulogne, at the junction of the D940 and D215 roads. The A16 autoroute straddles the middle of the commune's territory.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1094 1114 977 1039 1097 1067 1060
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The sixteenth century fortified manorhouse of la Haye.
  • Mont Romain, a feudal motte with a moat.

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