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Le Wast

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Le Wast

Le Wast
Le Wast
Le Wast

Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 1°48′11″E / 50.7494°N 1.8031°E / 50.7494; 1.8031Coordinates: 50°44′58″N 1°48′11″E / 50.7494°N 1.8031°E / 50.7494; 1.8031

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
 • Land1 0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 200
 • Population2 density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62880 / 62142
Elevation 42–70 m (138–230 ft)
(avg. 52 m or 171 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.

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


Le Wast is situated some 8 miles (13 km) east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D252 and D127 roads.


Historical population of Le Wast
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 184200195171185180200
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 eleventh century church of St.Michel.
  • A chateau, dating from the eighteenth century.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Le Wast on the Quid website (French)
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