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The church of Tubersent
The church of Tubersent
Tubersent is located in France
Coordinates: 50°31′14″N 1°42′19″E / 50.5206°N 1.7053°E / 50.5206; 1.7053Coordinates: 50°31′14″N 1°42′19″E / 50.5206°N 1.7053°E / 50.5206; 1.7053
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Étaples
Intercommunality Mer et Terres d'Opale
 • Mayor Jean Liebaert
Area1 6.9 km2 (2.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 526
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62832 /62630
Elevation 2–105 m (6.6–344.5 ft)
(avg. 14 m or 46 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.

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


First mentioned in the 9th century as "Thorbodessem" (or "Thornbodeshem" in 877), the place later (1097) was called "Turbodessem".

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Etienne, dating from the sixteenth century
  • Site of a battle between Ligueurs and royalists in 1591.
  • Motte of an old castle.
  • A farm dating from the eighteenth century (1735).
  • A water mill.


Tubersent is located 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer on the D145 road.

Map of the commune and adjacent places


Historical population of Tubersent
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 309 318 287 351 448 472 526
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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