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Saint-Martin-Boulogne

Saint-Martin-Boulogne
Saint-Martin-Boulogne
Saint-Martin-Boulogne

Coordinates: 50°43′36″N 1°37′58″E / 50.7267°N 1.6328°E / 50.7267; 1.6328Coordinates: 50°43′36″N 1°37′58″E / 50.7267°N 1.6328°E / 50.7267; 1.6328

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Boulogne-sur-Mer-Sud
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2010–2014) Christian Bally
Area
 • Land1 13.15 km2 (5.08 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 11,710
 • Population2 density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62758 / 62280
Elevation 3–188 m (9.8–616.8 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Saint-Martin-Boulogne is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

Saint-Martin-Boulogne is a farming and light industrial suburb east of Boulogne itself, at the junction of the N42 and D96 roads. Junctions 30 and 31 of the A16 autoroute lie within the commune’s borders.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
10,876 12,020 12,341 11,271 11,054 11,499 11,710
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The modern church of Sts.Bernadette and Yde.
  • The Château de La Caucherie, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The Château du Denacre, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Three 17th century farmhouses and manorhouses.
  • A fifteenth century windmill and the ruins of a watermill.
  • The Meerut Military Cemetery (Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery).

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official town website (French)
  • Saint-Martin-Boulogne on the Quid website (French)
  • The CWGC cemetery
  • The Meerut Military Cemetery on the website "Remembrance Trails of the Great War in Northern France"
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