Tournehem-sur-la-Hem

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Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Doornem
Town fortifications
Town fortifications
Coat of arms of Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Location of Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Tournehem-sur-la-Hem is located in France
Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Tournehem-sur-la-Hem is located in Hauts-de-France
Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Coordinates: 50°48′26″N 2°02′57″E / 50.8072°N 2.0492°E / 50.8072; 2.0492Coordinates: 50°48′26″N 2°02′57″E / 50.8072°N 2.0492°E / 50.8072; 2.0492
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonSaint-Omer
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean Paul Vasseur[1]
Area
1
18.14 km2 (7.00 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
1,400
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62827 /62890
Elevation22–174 m (72–571 ft)
(avg. 39 m or 128 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Tournehem-sur-la-Hem (West Flemish: Doornem) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[3]

Geography[edit]

Tournehem-sur-la-Hem is located 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, at the D217 and D218 road junction, on the banks of the river Hem.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Tournehem-sur-la-Hem
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population8318359651018106912191253
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 Saint Médard, dating from the fifteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century, now a historical monument.[4]
  • The ruins of the 12th-century château which was destroyed in 1542.
  • The area also has some windmill's, such as the Moulin à vent Bacquet.
  • The eighteenth-century château at Guémy.
  • The church of Notre-Dame at Guémy, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The ruins of the 13th-century chapel of Guémy on Saint Louis Mount, which has extensive views of the area

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
  4. ^ Base Mérimée: PA00108434, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)

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