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Coat of arms of Verchin
Coat of arms
Verchin is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Fruges
Intercommunality Canton de Fruges et environs
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles De Lencquesaing
Area1 10.68 km2 (4.12 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 194
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62843 /62310
Elevation 88–171 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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


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


The inhabitants are called Verchinois.

Historical population of Verchin
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 302 303 276 250 220 220 194
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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