Canton of outreau

Canton of Outreau
French canton
Country France
Region Department Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Seat Outreau
Communes 2
 • Representative Thérèse Guilbert
 • Total 10.90 km2 (4.21 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 18,156
 • Density 1,665.15/km2 (4,312.7/sq mi)
Cantonal code 62 61
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Outreau is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of northern France.


The canton is organised around Outreau in the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer. The altitude varies from 0m to 96m at Équihen-Plage for an average altitude of 55m.


Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
16078 16327 17599 17754 18346 18156
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting


The canton comprises 2 communes and a total of 18,156 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).

Demographic Composition
Commune Population Post Code INSEE Code
Équihen-Plage 2934 62224 62300
Outreau 15222 62230 62643

See also

External links

  • The canton of Outreau on the Insee website (French)


Coordinates: 50°41′31″N 1°34′55″E / 50.69194°N 1.58194°E / 50.69194; 1.58194

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