Verchin

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Verchin
The church of Verchin
The church of Verchin
Coat of arms of Verchin
Coat of arms
Location of Verchin
Verchin is located in France
Verchin
Verchin
Verchin is located in Hauts-de-France
Verchin
Verchin
Coordinates: 50°29′43″N 2°11′07″E / 50.4953°N 2.1853°E / 50.4953; 2.1853Coordinates: 50°29′43″N 2°11′07″E / 50.4953°N 2.1853°E / 50.4953; 2.1853
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonFruges
IntercommunalityCC Haut Pays du Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles De Lencquesaing
Area
1
10.68 km2 (4.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
248
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62843 /62310
Elevation88–171 m (289–561 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Verchin is located 20 miles (32 km) east of Montreuil-sur-Mer on the D93 road.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Verchinois.

Historical population of Verchin
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population302303276250220220194
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 Château, dating from the sixteenth century
  • The seventeenth century presbytery.
  • The flamboyant gothic church of St. Omer, dating from the seventeenth century, with its twisted spire, caused by the use of unseasoned timber.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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