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Wirwignes is located in France
Coordinates: 50°41′09″N 1°45′43″E / 50.6858°N 1.7619°E / 50.6858; 1.7619Coordinates: 50°41′09″N 1°45′43″E / 50.6858°N 1.7619°E / 50.6858; 1.7619
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Desvres Samer
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Philippe Leleu
Area1 12.47 km2 (4.81 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 740
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62896 /62240
Elevation 22–102 m (72–335 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

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


Wirwignes is situated some 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D238 and the D341 roads, on the banks of the river Liane.


Historical population of Wirwignes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 484 507 492 528 638 682 704
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 St.Quentin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The château de Quenneval, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • A seventeenth century fortified manorhouse.

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