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Coordinates: 50°54′56″N 1°59′48″E / 50.9156°N 1.9967°E / 50.9156; 1.9967Coordinates: 50°54′56″N 1°59′48″E / 50.9156°N 1.9967°E / 50.9156; 1.9967

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Audruicq
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
 • Mayor Michel Cousin
 • Land1 15.89 km2 (6.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 882
 • Population2 density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62393 / 62370
Elevation 1–5 m (3.3–16.4 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.

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


A farming village situated 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Calais, at the D229 and D32 crossroads.


Historical population of Guemps
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 739797768808858882
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.John the Baptist, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The windmills, used to pump water from the marshland.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Guemps on the Insee website (French)
  • Guemps on the Quid website (French)
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