Nesles

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Nesles
The town hall and church of Nesles
The town hall and church of Nesles
Coat of arms of Nesles
Location of Nesles
Nesles is located in France
Nesles
Nesles
Nesles is located in Hauts-de-France
Nesles
Nesles
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonOutreau
IntercommunalityCA du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Guy Feutry[1]
Area
1
5.04 km2 (1.95 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
1,029
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62603 /62152
Elevation21–177 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.

Nesles (French pronunciation: ​[nɛl]) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[3]

Geography[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
19681,114—    
1975977−1.86%
19821,039+0.88%
19901,097+0.68%
19991,067−0.31%
20071,047−0.24%
2012923−2.49%
2017953+0.64%
Source: INSEE[4]

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE