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Embry, Pas-de-Calais


Coat of arms

Coordinates: 50°29′37″N 1°58′05″E / 50.4936°N 1.9681°E / 50.4936; 1.9681Coordinates: 50°29′37″N 1°58′05″E / 50.4936°N 1.9681°E / 50.4936; 1.9681

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Fruges
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Fruges et environs
 • Mayor Francis Verhamme
 • Land1 11.69 km2 (4.51 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 203
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62293 / 62990
Elevation 55–177 m (180–581 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 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.

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


A village situated some 10 miles (16 km) east of Montreuil-sur-Mer at the D149 and D108 crossroads.


Historical population of Embry, Pas-de-Calais
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 283316288251226203
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Many houses in the village are second homes, owned by British or Dutch families attracted by the unspoiled scenery and comparatively inexpensive property. The result has been to bring money into the area and many old houses have been preserved by tasteful renovation.

Places of interest

  • Vestiges of an ancient château.
  • The Maison Sainte Marguerite, dated 1630.
  • The fifteenth century church of Saint Martin

Since 2007 a local society for the preservation of the Church(APSE)has been active in fund raising and in generally overseeing the Church's part in the village heritage.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Embry on the Insee website (French)
  • Embry on the Quid website (French)
  • Website of an inhabitant of Embry (French)
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