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Subject: Agglomeration community of Boulogne, Arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulonnais (land area)
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Coordinates: 50°42′38″N 1°40′52″E / 50.7106°N 1.6811°E / 50.7106; 1.6811Coordinates: 50°42′38″N 1°40′52″E / 50.7106°N 1.6811°E / 50.7106; 1.6811

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Boulogne-sur-Mer-Sud
Intercommunality Boulonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Parenty
 • Land1 26.69 km2 (10.31 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,350
 • Population2 density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62075 / 62360
Elevation 22–133 m (72–436 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 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.

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


A farming and quarrying commune, some 4 miles (6.4 km) southeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D341 and the D234 roads.



  • A feudal motte.
  • The church of St. Martin.
  • The Château d'Ordre, dating from 1672 at the hamlet of Maquinghen.
  • The manor at Lannoy.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Baincthun on the Quid website (French)
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