Samer

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Samer
The church of Samer
The church of Samer
Coat of arms of Samer
Coat of arms
Location of Samer
Samer is located in France
Samer
Samer
Samer is located in Hauts-de-France
Samer
Samer
Coordinates: 50°38′20″N 1°44′45″E / 50.6389°N 1.7458°E / 50.6389; 1.7458Coordinates: 50°38′20″N 1°44′45″E / 50.6389°N 1.7458°E / 50.6389; 1.7458
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonDesvres
IntercommunalityCC Desvres-Samer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Bailly
Area
1
16.78 km2 (6.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,385
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62773 /62830
Elevation12–199 m (39–653 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Samer(DvLz Azpect) (Picard: Samé) is a commune and in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Population[edit]

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
2563 2675 2845 2930 3026 3483
Census count starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the 15th century.
  • The château du Grand-Molinet, dating from the 18th century.
  • The ruins of an abbey, dating from the 15th century.
  • Two museums, of art and of natural history.
  • The de la Vienne farmhouse (1700).

Notable people[edit]

  • Eustace the Monk (c. 1170-1217), pirate and mercenary, was a Benedictine monk at Samer Abbey
  • Jean Mouton (c. 1459-30 October 1522) was a French composer of the Renaissance.
  • Jean-Charles Cazin (1840-1901), French landscape painter, son of a well-known doctor, FJ Cazin (1788-1864), was born at Samer.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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