Verchocq

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Verchocq
The church of Verchocq
The church of Verchocq
Location of Verchocq
Verchocq is located in France
Verchocq
Verchocq
Verchocq is located in Hauts-de-France
Verchocq
Verchocq
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityCC Haut Pays du Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Josse Nempont
Area
1
15.56 km2 (6.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
676
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62844 /62560
Elevation87–192 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Historical population of Verchocq
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population613633577590553523585
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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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