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The town hall and school of Reclinghem
The town hall and school of Reclinghem
Coat of arms of Reclinghem
Coat of arms
Reclinghem is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Reclinghem is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°34′26″N 2°10′37″E / 50.5739°N 2.1769°E / 50.5739; 2.1769Coordinates: 50°34′26″N 2°10′37″E / 50.5739°N 2.1769°E / 50.5739; 2.1769
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fruges
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Omer
 • Mayor (2001) Joël Rolin
Area1 6.05 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 171
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62696 /62560
Elevation 54–176 m (177–577 ft)
(avg. 87 m or 285 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.

Reclinghem is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. It was settled by the Viking Rikiwulf (the rich and powerful wolf) in the 9th century, who probably also settled nearby Richebourg and Rijkeghem in present Tielt, Belgium.[citation needed]


Reclinghem lies about 12 miles (19 km) south of Saint-Omer, on the D104 road, by the banks of the river Lys.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
152 176 135 142 153 144 171
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The eighteenth century church of St.Firmin.

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