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Subject: Arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulonnais (land area), Communauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps, Gare du Haut-Banc
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Coordinates: 50°49′48″N 1°45′39″E / 50.83°N 1.7608°E / 50.83; 1.7608Coordinates: 50°49′48″N 1°45′39″E / 50.83°N 1.7608°E / 50.83; 1.7608

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Marquise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Joly
 • Land1 8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,811
 • Population2 density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62329 / 62250
Elevation 39–120 m (128–394 ft)
(avg. 93 m or 305 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.

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


A farming village, some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D231 and the D243 roads.


Historical population of Ferques
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 165816891551155716901811
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of the Assumption, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Ruins of a monastery chapel.
  • A Merovingian cemetery.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official Web site (French)
  • The history of Ferques (French)
  • Ferques on the Quid website (French)
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