Wicquinghem

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Wicquinghem
The church of Wicquinghem
The church of Wicquinghem
Location of Wicquinghem
Wicquinghem is located in France
Wicquinghem
Wicquinghem
Wicquinghem is located in Hauts-de-France
Wicquinghem
Wicquinghem
Coordinates: 50°34′35″N 1°57′44″E / 50.5764°N 1.9622°E / 50.5764; 1.9622Coordinates: 50°34′35″N 1°57′44″E / 50.5764°N 1.9622°E / 50.5764; 1.9622
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementMontreuil
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityHaut Pays du Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Guy Delplanque
Area
1
6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
252
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62886 /62650
Elevation106–175 m (348–574 ft)
(avg. 117 m or 384 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Wicquinghem is located 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D156 road, 2miles (3k) east of Hucqueliers. Its name is derived from the Flemish Wikingem, which may have its origin in the Viking occupation of the region in the ninth century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006183—    
2007183+0.0%
2008190+3.8%
2009188−1.1%
2010203+8.0%
2011219+7.9%
2012234+6.8%
2013239+2.1%
2014242+1.3%
2015245+1.2%
2016249+1.6%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Sylvain, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • Traces of an old castle.
  • The Chapel of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours, dating from the eighteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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