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Title: Colembert  
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Subject: Arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulonnais (land area), Communauté de communes du Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
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Coordinates: 50°44′50″N 1°50′33″E / 50.7472°N 1.8425°E / 50.7472; 1.8425Coordinates: 50°44′50″N 1°50′33″E / 50.7472°N 1.8425°E / 50.7472; 1.8425

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Desvres
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Pays de la Faïence de Desvres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Muselet
 • Land1 9.92 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 687
 • Population2 density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62230 / 62142
Elevation 44–202 m (144–663 ft)
(avg. 107 m or 351 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.

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


A farming commune, some 12 miles (19 km) east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D252, D253 and the N42 roads.


Historical population of Colembert
Year 196219681975198219901999
Population 503507447509588687
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.Nicholas, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau.
  • The manorhouse of La Cabocherie

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Colembert on the Quid website (French)
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