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Title: Équihen-Plage  
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Subject: Agglomeration community of Boulogne, Boulonnais (land area), Arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department, Desvres
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Coat of arms of Équihen-Plage
Coat of arms
Équihen-Plage is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Outreau
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christia Fourcroy
Area1 3.81 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,934
 • Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62300 / 62224
Elevation 0–96 m (0–315 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 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.

Équihen-Plage is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • Places of interest 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


A fishing port and farming village situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Boulogne, at the junction of the D236e and the D119 roads, on the English Channel coast.


Historical population of Équihen-Plage
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 2530 2592 2868 3164 3067 2934
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

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website of Equihen-plage (French)
  • Tourism in Boulogne and the Boulonnais region
  • Équihen-Plage on the Quid website (French)
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