Tardinghen

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Tardinghen
Terdingem
The church of Tardinghen
The church of Tardinghen
Coat of arms of Tardinghen
Location of Tardinghen
Tardinghen is located in France
Tardinghen
Tardinghen
Tardinghen is located in Hauts-de-France
Tardinghen
Tardinghen
Coordinates: 50°52′01″N 1°37′52″E / 50.8669°N 1.6311°E / 50.8669; 1.6311Coordinates: 50°52′01″N 1°37′52″E / 50.8669°N 1.6311°E / 50.8669; 1.6311
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonDesvres
IntercommunalityCC Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Thibaut Segard[1]
Area
1
8.72 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
151
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62806 /62179
Elevation1–96 m (3.3–315.0 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Tardinghen (French pronunciation: ​[taʁdɛ̃ɡɑ̃]; West Flemish: Terdingem; Picard: Tardinghin) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[3]

Landscape seen from the route du Châtelet

Toponymy[edit]

Common to many French locales especially in the north, the etymology of Tardinghen is ultimately based in Germanic language roots.

Geography[edit]

Tardinghen is situated some 19 kilometres (12 mi) north of Boulogne, at the junction of the D249 and D940 roads, on Cape Gris-Nez. Parts of the coastline, forming the northern border of the commune, have receded inland at about 5 metres (5+12 yd) per year.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Tardinghen
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population134145133127117127167
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • An eighteenth-century manorhouse.
  • Vestiges of the Atlantic Wall.
  • Brasserie Artisanale des 2 Caps, local microbrewery.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file

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