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Hucqueliers

Hucqueliers
Château
Château
Hucqueliers is located in France
Hucqueliers
Hucqueliers
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Hucqueliers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton d'Hucqueliers et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Serge Bordzakian
Area1 7.62 km2 (2.94 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 591
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62463 / 62650
Elevation 92–172 m (302–564 ft)
(avg. 94 m or 308 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.

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

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Population 2
  • History 3
  • Places of interest 4

Geography

Situated some 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer at the D148 and D128 crossroads.

Population

Historical population of Hucqueliers
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 521 555 558 528 539 505 591
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

History

An important castle was built here in 1231 by the Count of Boulogne. Hucqueliers was the centre of resistance during the Lustucru revolt in 1662.

Places of interest

  • The chateau, now an educational establishment.
  • The church of St.André, dating from the fifteenth century.
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