Zouafques

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Zouafques
Zwaveke
The town hall of Zouafques
The town hall of Zouafques
Location of Zouafques
Zouafques is located in France
Zouafques
Zouafques
Zouafques is located in Hauts-de-France
Zouafques
Zouafques
Coordinates: 50°49′01″N 2°03′24″E / 50.8169°N 2.0567°E / 50.8169; 2.0567Coordinates: 50°49′01″N 2°03′24″E / 50.8169°N 2.0567°E / 50.8169; 2.0567
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonSaint-Omer
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor (2020-2026) Franck Dupont
Area
1
3.93 km2 (1.52 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
593
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Zouafquois, Zouafquoises
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62904 /62890
Elevation15–72 m (49–236 ft)
(avg. 19 m or 62 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Zouafques (French pronunciation: ​[zwafk]; West Flemish: Zwaveke) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[2]

Geography[edit]

Zouafques is located 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, at the D217 road junction with the A26 autoroute, in the valley of the small river Hem.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 329—    
1800 337+0.34%
1806 357+0.97%
1821 434+1.31%
1831 424−0.23%
1836 446+1.02%
1841 466+0.88%
1846 497+1.30%
1851 483−0.57%
1856 427−2.43%
1861 472+2.02%
1866 537+2.61%
1872 465−2.37%
1876 469+0.21%
1881 476+0.30%
1886 472−0.17%
1891 459−0.56%
1896 439−0.89%
1901 427−0.55%
1906 459+1.46%
1911 428−1.39%
1921 421−0.16%
1926 396−1.22%
1931 449+2.54%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1936 412−1.71%
1946 416+0.10%
1954 402−0.43%
1962 348−1.79%
1968 364+0.75%
1975 357−0.28%
1982 351−0.24%
1990 363+0.42%
1999 415+1.50%
2006 510+2.99%
2007 523+2.55%
2008 537+2.68%
2009 564+5.03%
2010 571+1.24%
2011 590+3.33%
2012 609+3.22%
2013 627+2.96%
2014 642+2.39%
2015 639−0.47%
2016 625−2.19%
2017 609−2.56%
2018 594−2.46%
2019 593−0.17%
Source: EHESS (1793-2006)[3] and INSEE[4][5]

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A watermill.
  • An eighteenth century dovecote.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ INSEE commune file
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Zouafques, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ Historique des populations légales

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