Tardinghen

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Tardinghen
Commune
The church of Tardinghen
The church of Tardinghen
Coat of arms of Tardinghen
Coat of arms
Tardinghen is located in France
Tardinghen
Tardinghen
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality CC Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thibaut Segard
Area1 8.72 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 167
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62806 /62179
Elevation 1–96 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Tardinghen is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Landscape seen from the route du Châtelet

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.

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