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Coordinates: 50°50′33″N 2°01′02″E / 50.8425°N 2.0172°E / 50.8425; 2.0172Coordinates: 50°50′33″N 2°01′02″E / 50.8425°N 2.0172°E / 50.8425; 2.0172

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Ardres
Intercommunality Région d'Ardres et de la Vallée de la Hem
 • Mayor Jacques Henard
 • Land1 4.48 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
Population (2066)
 • Population2 482
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62614 / 62610
Elevation 1–29 m (3.3–95.1 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

Nielles-lès-Ardres is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Nielles-lès-Ardres lies about 14 miles (22 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, on the D225E road.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
229 261 282 344 383 444 482
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the year 1200.
  • Ruins of the château de la Montoire, destroyed by the duc de Vendôme in 1542.
  • Château de la Cressonnerie, built between 1808/1812.
  • The seventeenth century ‘Le Colombier’, an enormous round tower.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Nielles-lès-Ardres on the Quid website (French)
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