Ouve-Wirquin

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Ouve-Wirquin
Commune
The town hall and school of Ouve-Wirquin
The town hall and school of Ouve-Wirquin
Coat of arms of Ouve-Wirquin
Coat of arms
Ouve-Wirquin is located in France
Ouve-Wirquin
Ouve-Wirquin
Coordinates: 50°39′05″N 2°08′44″E / 50.6514°N 2.1456°E / 50.6514; 2.1456Coordinates: 50°39′05″N 2°08′44″E / 50.6514°N 2.1456°E / 50.6514; 2.1456
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor Jean-Claude Obert
Area1 5.25 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 538
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62644 /62380
Elevation 52–137 m (171–449 ft)
(avg. 59 m or 194 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Ouve-Wirquin lies about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, on the junction of the D225 and the D341, the route of the Roman road the Chausée Brunehaut. The river Aa flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
457 490 478 486 486 484 538
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • An eighteenth-century watermill.

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