Parenty

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Parenty
Commune
The town hall and school of Parenty
The town hall and school of Parenty
Coat of arms of Parenty
Coat of arms
Parenty is located in France
Parenty
Parenty
Coordinates: 50°35′19″N 1°48′36″E / 50.5886°N 1.81°E / 50.5886; 1.81Coordinates: 50°35′19″N 1°48′36″E / 50.5886°N 1.81°E / 50.5886; 1.81
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton d'Hucqueliers et environs
Government
 • Mayor Daniel Maillard
Area1 12.92 km2 (4.99 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 410
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62648 /62650
Elevation 50–194 m (164–636 ft)
(avg. 77 m or 253 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Parenty lies about 10 miles (16 km) north of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D127.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
378 406 378 369 349 396 410
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • Vestiges of a Merovingian cemetery.
  • The Château, dated 1785
  • Manorhouse of Parenty.
  • Manorhouse at Hodicq.
  • Manorhouse at Annezy.
  • A feudal motte
  • Chapel of Saint-Eloi at Herimetz.
  • Chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Foy at Hodicq.
  • The sixteenth century church of St.Wulmer.

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