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The main road of Quesques
The main road of Quesques
Coat of arms of Quesques
Coat of arms
Quesques is located in France
Coordinates: 50°42′15″N 1°56′01″E / 50.7042°N 1.9336°E / 50.7042; 1.9336Coordinates: 50°42′15″N 1°56′01″E / 50.7042°N 1.9336°E / 50.7042; 1.9336
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Saint Maxent
Area1 13.73 km2 (5.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 581
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62678 /62240
Elevation 67–211 m (220–692 ft)
(avg. 101 m or 331 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.

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


Quesques is situated 12 miles (19 km) east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D254 and D204 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
553 569 542 481 542 559 581
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Ursmer, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Ruins of an old chateau.
  • A watermill and presbytery from the eighteenth century.

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