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The church of Wierre-Effroy
|Intercommunality||Terre Deux Caps|
|• Mayor (2014-2020)||Jean-Pierre Louvet|
|Area1||18.91 km2 (7.30 sq mi)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||62889 /62720|
14–96 m (46–315 ft) |
(avg. 136 m or 446 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.
Wierre-Effroy is situated some 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D232 and D234 roads.
|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
- The church of St.Pierre, dating from the twelfth century.
- The church of St.Laurent at the hamlet of Hesdres, dating from the twelfth century.
- A sixteenth-century fortified manorhouse.
- A Battle of Britain pilot was shot down and crashed in a field near to the village. Time Team dug this site in 2000.
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- Wierre-Effroy on the Quid website (in French)
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