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The church of Wardrecques
The church of Wardrecques
Wardrecques is located in France
Coordinates: 50°42′40″N 2°20′41″E / 50.7111°N 2.3447°E / 50.7111; 2.3447Coordinates: 50°42′40″N 2°20′41″E / 50.7111°N 2.3447°E / 50.7111; 2.3447
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fruges
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Omer
 • Mayor Louis-Cainne
Area1 3.72 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,183
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62875 /62120
Elevation 21–69 m (69–226 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

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


Wardrecques is located 6 miles (9 km) southeast of Saint-Omer, on the D199 road, just a hundred yards from the Neufossé Canal.


Historical population of Wardrecques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 518 530 541 946 1034 1068 1183
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 Notre-Dame, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The eighteenth century Quenivet chapel.

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