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Wittes (Pas-de-Calais, Fr) mairie et monument aux morts.JPG
Wittes is located in France
Coordinates: 50°40′13″N 2°23′33″E / 50.6703°N 2.3925°E / 50.6703; 2.3925Coordinates: 50°40′13″N 2°23′33″E / 50.6703°N 2.3925°E / 50.6703; 2.3925
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Omer
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Stéphane Hanquez
Area1 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 859
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62901 /62120
Elevation 17–41 m (56–135 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 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.

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


Wittes is located 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Saint-Omer, at the N43 and D197 road junction and on the banks of the small river Melde, a tributary of the Lys river.


Historical population of Wittes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 379 382 389 434 572 687 807
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.Omer, dating from the nineteenth century.

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