Tortequesne

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Tortequesne
The bell tower of the church
The bell tower of the church
Coat of arms of Tortequesne
Coat of arms
Location of Tortequesne
Tortequesne is located in France
Tortequesne
Tortequesne
Tortequesne is located in Hauts-de-France
Tortequesne
Tortequesne
Coordinates: 50°17′24″N 3°02′23″E / 50.29°N 3.0397°E / 50.29; 3.0397Coordinates: 50°17′24″N 3°02′23″E / 50.29°N 3.0397°E / 50.29; 3.0397
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementArras
CantonBrebières
IntercommunalityCC Osartis Marquion
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Martin
Area
1
3.37 km2 (1.30 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
723
 • Density210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62825 /62490
Elevation36–71 m (118–233 ft)
(avg. 42 m or 138 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Tortequesne is surrounded by lakes and marshland, 13 miles (20.9 km) east of Arras, at the junction of the D43 and D956 roads and on the border with the department of Nord.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Tortequesne
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population415489504578719686723
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 nineteenth century.
‘Jeanne-Juliette’, the church bell, installed in 1923

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