Wamin

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Wamin
Château de Wamin
Château de Wamin
Coat of arms of Wamin
Coat of arms
Location of Wamin
Wamin is located in France
Wamin
Wamin
Wamin is located in Hauts-de-France
Wamin
Wamin
Coordinates: 50°25′46″N 2°01′28″E / 50.4294°N 2.0244°E / 50.4294; 2.0244Coordinates: 50°25′46″N 2°01′28″E / 50.4294°N 2.0244°E / 50.4294; 2.0244
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonAuxi-le-Château
IntercommunalitySept Vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Philippe Lejosne
Area
1
6.06 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
243
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62871 /62140
Elevation35–118 m (115–387 ft)
(avg. 39 m or 128 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Wamin is a commune in the department of Pas-de-Calais in the Nord-Pas de Calais region in France of France. It lies 5 km north of Hesdin and 24 km east of Montreuil.

Main sights[edit]

The church of Our Lady of Assumption was constructed in 1664 of brick and stone, in typical regional style. The first Lords of Wamin are buried under the choir.

The château was built in the 17th century by François de Fléchin who had inherited, through marriage, the titles of the Créquy family and was elevated to Marquis in 1693. Sold in 1811 by the daughters of the Marquis of Fléchin to the family of Lefebvre de Gouy de Milly.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006254—    
2007253−0.4%
2008252−0.4%
2009249−1.2%
2010251+0.8%
2011247−1.6%
2012242−2.0%
2013238−1.7%
2014239+0.4%
2015240+0.4%
2016238−0.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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