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Coat of arms of Tortequesne
Coat of arms
Tortequesne is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Vitry-en-Artois
Intercommunality Osartis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Martin
Area1 3.37 km2 (1.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 723
 • Density 210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62825 / 62490
Elevation 36–71 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.


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.


Historical population of Tortequesne
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 415 489 504 578 719 686 723
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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