Tardinghen

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Tardinghen
The church of Tardinghen
The church of Tardinghen
Coat of arms of Tardinghen
Coat of arms
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 (2008–2014) Thibaut Segard
Area
1
8.72 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
167
 • Density19/km2 (50/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. 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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