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For the Romanian commune called Réty in Hungarian, see Reci.

Coordinates: 50°47′53″N 1°46′32″E / 50.7981°N 1.7756°E / 50.7981; 1.7756Coordinates: 50°47′53″N 1°46′32″E / 50.7981°N 1.7756°E / 50.7981; 1.7756

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Marquise
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Terre des Deux Caps
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Bernard
 • Land1 18.25 km2 (7.05 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,942
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62705 / 62720
Elevation 12–120 m (39–394 ft)
(avg. 64 m or 210 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.

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


Rety is a farming and light industrial village comprising 15 hamlets and Rety itself. It is situated some 9 miles (14 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D232, D243 and D127 roads, by the banks of the river Slack.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1622 1633 1617 1707 1809 1924 1942
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The nineteenth century Château d'Austruy.
  • Traces of an old castle.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Commune official website (French)
  • Website about the history of Rety (French)
  • Rety on the Quid website (French)
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