Wacquinghen

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Wacquinghen
The church of Wacquinghen
The church of Wacquinghen
Location of Wacquinghen
Wacquinghen is located in France
Wacquinghen
Wacquinghen
Wacquinghen is located in Hauts-de-France
Wacquinghen
Wacquinghen
Coordinates: 50°47′00″N 1°40′00″E / 50.7833°N 1.6667°E / 50.7833; 1.6667Coordinates: 50°47′00″N 1°40′00″E / 50.7833°N 1.6667°E / 50.7833; 1.6667
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonDesvres
IntercommunalityTerre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Denis Gavois
Area
1
2.47 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
268
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62867 /62250
Elevation32–96 m (105–315 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Wacquinghen is situated some 7 miles (11 km) north of Boulogne, at the junction of the D233e and D242e3 roads. The A16 autoroute forms the western border of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2004237—    
2006233−1.7%
2007235+0.9%
2008236+0.4%
2009238+0.8%
2010232−2.5%
2011240+3.4%
2012244+1.7%
2013247+1.2%
2014250+1.2%
2015255+2.0%
2016258+1.2%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Antoine, dating from the twentieth century.
  • An eighteenth-century chateau.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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