Wisques

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Wisques
The abbey of Wisques
The abbey of Wisques
Coat of arms of Wisques
Coat of arms
Location of Wisques
Wisques is located in France
Wisques
Wisques
Wisques is located in Hauts-de-France
Wisques
Wisques
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonLumbres
IntercommunalityPays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gérard Wyckaert
Area
1
3.74 km2 (1.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
234
 • Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62898 /62219
Elevation59–127 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.

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

Geography[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006248—    
2007248+0.0%
2008247−0.4%
2009247+0.0%
2010242−2.0%
2011240−0.8%
2012237−1.2%
2013234−1.3%
2014231−1.3%
2015230−0.4%
2016229−0.4%

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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