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Alquines

Alquines

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Alquines
Alquines

Coordinates: 50°44′28″N 1°59′35″E / 50.7411°N 1.9931°E / 50.7411; 1.9931Coordinates: 50°44′28″N 1°59′35″E / 50.7411°N 1.9931°E / 50.7411; 1.9931

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Lumbres
Intercommunality Pays de Lumbres
Government
 • Mayor Joseph Cucheval
Area
 • Land1 10.51 km2 (4.06 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 865
 • Population2 density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62024 / 62850
Elevation 83–211 m (272–692 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

Alquines is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

Geography

A town located 18 miles (29 km) east of Boulogne-sur-Mer, at the junction of the D216 with the D191 road, by the banks of the Hem river.

Population

Sights

  • The sixteenth century church.
  • Remains of a feudal motte.
  • The Chapel de Fromentel.
  • The war memorial.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Alquines on the Quid website (French)
  • Alquines war memorial (French)
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