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Waben is located in France
Coordinates: 50°22′48″N 1°39′11″E / 50.38°N 1.6531°E / 50.38; 1.6531Coordinates: 50°22′48″N 1°39′11″E / 50.38°N 1.6531°E / 50.38; 1.6531
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Berck
Intercommunality Opale Sud
 • Mayor Jean-Claude Gauduin
Area1 8.99 km2 (3.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 382
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62866 / 62180
Elevation 3–51 m (9.8–167.3 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

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


Waben is located 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Montreuil-sur-Mer, at the D143 and D940 road junction, about a kilometre from the sea at the bay of the Authie.


Historical population of Waben
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 234 234 235 266 294 327 382
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 church of the Nativité-de-Notre-Dame.

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