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Coordinates: 50°46′37″N 1°54′12″E / 50.7769°N 1.9033°E / 50.7769; 1.9033Coordinates: 50°46′37″N 1°54′12″E / 50.7769°N 1.9033°E / 50.7769; 1.9033

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Calais
Canton Guînes
Intercommunality Trois Pays
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Doye
 • Land1 6.17 km2 (2.38 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 259
 • Population2 density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62775 / 62850
Elevation 74–196 m (243–643 ft)
(avg. 87 m or 285 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.

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


Sanghen is located 13 miles (22 km) south of Calais, at the junction of the D191 and D224 roads.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
201 206 193 201 231 223 259
Census count starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Martin dating from the fifteenth century.

See also

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Sanghen on the Quid website (French)
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