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La Calotterie

La Calotterie

Chateau

Coat of arms
La Calotterie
La Calotterie

Coordinates: 50°28′36″N 1°43′41″E / 50.4767°N 1.7281°E / 50.4767; 1.7281Coordinates: 50°28′36″N 1°43′41″E / 50.4767°N 1.7281°E / 50.4767; 1.7281

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Montreuil
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Lebas
Area
 • Land1 9.48 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 559
 • Population2 density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62196 / 62170
Elevation 2–58 m (6.6–190.3 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 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.

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

Geography

A small village situated some 2 miles (3 km) northwest of Montreuil-sur-Mer at the D146 and D149 crossroads.

Population

Historical population of La Calotterie
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 309332357401550559
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Visemarest and Quentovic

Close to the village of La Calotterie is the hamlet of Visemarest. Excavations coordinated by Dr David Hill of Manchester University between 1984 and 1991 uncovered the remains of a substantial early-medieval settlement there. This is now accepted as the site of the port and trading settlement of Quentovic or 'Quentovicus', although the finds from the excavations are located in the Musée de Quentovic in Étaples (the museum predating the discovery of the site itself by a number of years).[1]

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Firmin, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Three Chateaux nearby.

See also

References

  • Hill, D. et al. (1990). 'Quentovic defined', Antiquity, 64, no. 242.
  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • La Calotterie on the Quid website (French)
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