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Wavrans-sur-l’Aa is located in France
Coordinates: 50°41′01″N 2°08′15″E / 50.6836°N 2.1375°E / 50.6836; 2.1375Coordinates: 50°41′01″N 2°08′15″E / 50.6836°N 2.1375°E / 50.6836; 2.1375
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Josse Heumez
Area1 11.48 km2 (4.43 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,329
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62882 / 62380
Elevation 43–141 m (141–463 ft)
(avg. 73 m or 240 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.

Wavrans-sur-l’Aa is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Wavrans-sur-l'Aa is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D192 and D225 road junction, on the banks of the river Aa. It is home to a site of great ecological interest, which justified the creation of a voluntary nature reserve, which become the Grotte et Pelouses a'Acquin-Westbecourt et Coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa National Nature Reserve in 2008[1]


Historical population of Wavrans-sur-l'Aa
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 853 897 938 1035 1196 1225 1329
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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  1. ^ http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000018217161&dateTexte Décret n° 2008-219 du 5 mars 2008 créant la réserve naturelle nationale de la grotte et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (Pas-de-Calais)

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