Saint-Folquin

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Saint-Folquin
The town hall of Saint-Folquin
The town hall of Saint-Folquin
Coat of arms of Saint-Folquin
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Folquin
Saint-Folquin is located in France
Saint-Folquin
Saint-Folquin
Saint-Folquin is located in Hauts-de-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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementCalais
CantonMarck
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
Government
 • MayorYves Engrand
Area
1
17.95 km2 (6.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,260
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62748 /62370
Elevation0–10 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.

Saint-Folquin (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃fɔlkɛ̃]; Dutch: Sint-Volkwin) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France 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]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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