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Montcavrel

Montcavrel
Montcavrel
Montcavrel

Coordinates: 50°30′59″N 1°48′41″E / 50.5164°N 1.8114°E / 50.5164; 1.8114Coordinates: 50°30′59″N 1°48′41″E / 50.5164°N 1.8114°E / 50.5164; 1.8114

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Étaples
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Montreuillois
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Leroy
Area
 • Land1 9.56 km2 (3.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 345
 • Population2 density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62585 / 62170
Elevation 11–131 m (36–430 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

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

Geography

Montcavrel is situated in the valley of the small river Bimoise, 4 miles (6 km) north of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D149 and D150 road junction.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
347 401 402 341 330 332 345
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The fifteenth-century church of St.Quentin.
  • The château d'Hérambault 1845, in Renaissance style
  • The nineteenth-century château de Montéchor.
  • A watermill at Fordres.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Montcavrel on the Quid website (French)
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