Wacquinghen

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Wacquinghen
Commune
The church of Wacquinghen
The church of Wacquinghen
Wacquinghen is located in France
Wacquinghen
Wacquinghen
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Denis Gavois
Area1 2.47 km2 (0.95 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 250
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62867 /62250
Elevation 32–96 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.

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

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 A1 autoroute forms the western border of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Wacquinghen
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2014
Population 108 122 124 165 188 236 235 250
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 St.Antoine, dating from the twentieth century.
  • An eighteenth-century chateau.

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