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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
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
 • 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.


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


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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