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Radinghem

Radinghem

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Radinghem
Radinghem

Coordinates: 50°32′52″N 2°07′09″E / 50.5478°N 2.1192°E / 50.5478; 2.1192Coordinates: 50°32′52″N 2°07′09″E / 50.5478°N 2.1192°E / 50.5478; 2.1192

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Fruges
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Fruges et environs
Government
 • Mayor Jonas Blocquel
Area
 • Land1 4.93 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 424
 • Population2 density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62685 / 62310
Elevation 79–171 m (259–561 ft)
(avg. 103 m or 338 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.

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

Geography

Radinghem lies 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer on the D157 road.

History

In the Second World War, the chateau grounds were the site of a V2 launchpad from 1944-45.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
139 166 151 149 197 221 424
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The seventeenth-century château.
  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the seventeenth century.

References

  • INSEE commune file
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