Nortkerque

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Nortkerque
The town hall of Nortkerque
The town hall of Nortkerque
Location of Nortkerque
Nortkerque is located in France
Nortkerque
Nortkerque
Nortkerque is located in Hauts-de-France
Nortkerque
Nortkerque
Coordinates: 50°52′33″N 2°01′33″E / 50.8758°N 2.0258°E / 50.8758; 2.0258Coordinates: 50°52′33″N 2°01′33″E / 50.8758°N 2.0258°E / 50.8758; 2.0258
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementCalais
CantonMarck
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
Government
 • MayorPierre Marcant
Area
1
13.19 km2 (5.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,647
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62621 /62370
Elevation3–25 m (9.8–82.0 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Its name comes from Dutch and means "North church" (compare nearby Zutkerque).

Geography[edit]

Nortkerque 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D224 and the D226 roads, half a mile from the A26 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
978 1010 1051 1355 1539 1583 1622
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Two chateaux.
  • A ‘Triumphal arch’, near the cemetery.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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