Wismes

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Wismes
The church of Wismes
The church of Wismes
Coat of arms of Wismes
Coat of arms
Location of Wismes
Wismes is located in France
Wismes
Wismes
Wismes is located in Hauts-de-France
Wismes
Wismes
Coordinates: 50°39′17″N 2°04′19″E / 50.6547°N 2.0719°E / 50.6547; 2.0719Coordinates: 50°39′17″N 2°04′19″E / 50.6547°N 2.0719°E / 50.6547; 2.0719
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityPays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Luc Hochart
Area
1
11.93 km2 (4.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
492
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62897 /62380
Elevation73–191 m (240–627 ft)
(avg. 128 m or 420 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Wismes is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais département in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Geography[edit]

Wismes is located twelve miles (19 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D132 and D205 road junction, comprising the villages and hamlets of Wismes, Cantemerle, Fourdebecques, Marival, Rietz-Mottu, Saint-Pierre-Wismes and Salvecques.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006513—    
2007511−0.4%
2008509−0.4%
2009521+2.4%
2010522+0.2%
2011513−1.7%
2012504−1.8%
2013495−1.8%
2014486−1.8%
2015475−2.3%
2016483+1.7%

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.André, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • A small château of the Louis XV style.
  • The remains of a 12th-century feudal motte.
  • An ancient house built in 1670.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Houck, George Francis (1887-01-01). The Church in Northern Ohio and in the Diocese of Cleveland: From 1749 to 1890. Short & Forman.

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