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The town hall of Nielles-lès-Bléquin
The town hall of Nielles-lès-Bléquin
Coat of arms of Nielles-lès-Bléquin
Coat of arms
Nielles-lès-Bléquin is located in France
Coordinates: 50°40′30″N 2°01′58″E / 50.675°N 2.0328°E / 50.675; 2.0328Coordinates: 50°40′30″N 2°01′58″E / 50.675°N 2.0328°E / 50.675; 2.0328
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
 • Mayor Francis Ducrocq
Area1 12.72 km2 (4.91 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 811
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62613 /62380
Elevation 67–203 m (220–666 ft)
(avg. 125 m or 410 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.

Nielles-lès-Bléquin is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.


Nielles-lès-Bléquin lies about 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D191 and D202 roads, on the banks of the small river Bléquin.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
759 780 714 755 760 795 811
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.

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