Saint-Folquin

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Saint-Folquin
Saint-Folquin is located in France
Saint-Folquin
Saint-Folquin
Coordinates: 50°56′49″N 2°07′24″E / 50.9469°N 2.1233°E / 50.9469; 2.1233Coordinates: 50°56′49″N 2°07′24″E / 50.9469°N 2.1233°E / 50.9469; 2.1233
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Audruicq
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
Government
 • Mayor Yves Engrand
Area1 17.95 km2 (6.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,302
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62748 / 62370
Elevation 0–10 m (0–33 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.
'Saint Folquin' redirects here. For other uses, see Saint Folquin (disambiguation).

Saint-Folquin is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France named for a 9th-century Christian saint named Folquin.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Folquin is located some 8 miles (13 km) east of Calais on the D229 road, just yards from junction 51 of the A16 autoroute.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1255 1335 1383 1754 1973 2062 2302
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Folquin, dating from the sixteenth century
  • The motte of a 14th-century castle

See also[edit]

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

References[edit]

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