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Coordinates: 50°33′34″N 2°17′37″E / 50.5594°N 2.2936°E / 50.5594; 2.2936Coordinates: 50°33′34″N 2°17′37″E / 50.5594°N 2.2936°E / 50.5594; 2.2936

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fauquembergues
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Fauquembergues
 • Mayor Henri Lambert
 • Land1 10.99 km2 (4.24 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 454
 • Population2 density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62336 / 62960
Elevation 62–178 m (203–584 ft)
(avg. 86 m or 282 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.

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


A farming village situated 13 miles (21 km) south of Saint-Omer, at the D95E1 and D77 road junction.

Surrounded by the common Febvin-Palfart, Enquin-les-Mines and Laires, Fléchin is located 20 km northwest of the Bruay Buissière the largest city around.[1]


Historical population of Fléchin
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 560601575532470454
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 St.Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of St.Peter, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The church of St.Jacques, in the hamlet of Cuhem, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • Two watermills.

Notable people

See also


External links

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Fléchin on the Quid website (French)
  • A Fléchin website (French)
  • Restaurant "La Maison" at Fléchin (French)
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