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Verchocq is located in France
Coordinates: 50°33′55″N 2°02′11″E / 50.5653°N 2.0364°E / 50.5653; 2.0364Coordinates: 50°33′55″N 2°02′11″E / 50.5653°N 2.0364°E / 50.5653; 2.0364
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Hucqueliers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton d'Hucqueliers et environs
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Josse Nempont
Area1 15.56 km2 (6.01 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 585
 • Density 38/km2 (97/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62844 / 62560
Elevation 87–192 m (285–630 ft)
(avg. 97 m or 318 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.

Verchocq is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Verchocq is located 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer at the D129 and D148 road junction.


Historical population of Verchocq
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 613 633 577 590 553 523 585
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 nineteenth century
  • The remains of an earlier castle.
  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • Two chapels and another church in the hamlet of Rollez.

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