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Wisques is located in France
Coordinates: 50°43′28″N 2°11′36″E / 50.7244°N 2.1933°E / 50.7244; 2.1933Coordinates: 50°43′28″N 2°11′36″E / 50.7244°N 2.1933°E / 50.7244; 2.1933
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays Lumbres
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gérard Wyckaert
Area1 3.74 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 231
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62898 /62219
Elevation 59–127 m (194–417 ft)
(avg. 126 m or 413 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.

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


Wisques is located 4 miles (6 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the D212 and D208E road junction.


Historical population of Wisques
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 244 257 228 262 268 235 257
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]

  • Two chapels, dating from the twentieth century.
  • A small 18th-century château in Louis XV style.
  • The Grand Château : dating from the fourteenth century.
  • The Benedictine Abbey of St. Paul

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