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The church of Wacquinghen
The church of Wacquinghen
Wacquinghen is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Wacquinghen is located in Hauts-de-France
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
 • 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.


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.


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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