Quesques

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Quesques
Commune
The main road of Quesques
The main road of Quesques
Coat of arms of Quesques
Coat of arms
Quesques is located in France
Quesques
Quesques
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Quesques is located in Hauts-de-France
Quesques
Quesques
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 CC Desvres-Samer
Government
 • 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 UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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.

Geography[edit]

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

Population[edit]

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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