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Coordinates: 50°40′13″N 2°23′33″E / 50.6703°N 2.3925°E / 50.6703; 2.3925Coordinates: 50°40′13″N 2°23′33″E / 50.6703°N 2.3925°E / 50.6703; 2.3925

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality Pays d'Aire
 • Mayor Hervé Faucon
 • Land1 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 807
 • Population2 density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62901 / 62120
Elevation 17–41 m (56–135 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 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.

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


Wittes is located 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Saint-Omer, at the N43 and D197 road junction and on the banks of the small river Melde, a tributary of the Lys river.


Historical population of Wittes
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 379382389434572687807
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Omer, dating from the nineteenth century.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official commune website (French)
  • Wittes on the Quid website (French)
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