Wail

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This article is about the commune in France. For the sound made by a device, see siren (alarm). For the sound made by a creature, see vociferation. For the definition, see wail on Wiktionary.
Not to be confused with Wael, Whale (disambiguation), or Wale (disambiguation).
Wail
Wail is located in France
Wail
Wail
Coordinates: 50°20′53″N 2°07′42″E / 50.3481°N 2.1283°E / 50.3481; 2.1283Coordinates: 50°20′53″N 2°07′42″E / 50.3481°N 2.1283°E / 50.3481; 2.1283
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Le Parcq
Intercommunality Canche Ternoise
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Gérard Vandal
Area1 9.15 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 256
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62868 / 62770
Elevation 34–137 m (112–449 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Wail is located 21 miles (33 km) southeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer, at the D98 and D340 road junction, 4miles (6k) east of Hesdin.

Population[edit]

Historical population of Wail
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 269 304 315 278 224 265 256
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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