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Subject: Agglomeration community of Boulogne, Arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulonnais (land area)
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Coordinates: 50°40′36″N 1°39′03″E / 50.6767°N 1.6508°E / 50.6767; 1.6508Coordinates: 50°40′36″N 1°39′03″E / 50.6767°N 1.6508°E / 50.6767; 1.6508

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Samer
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Gobert
 • Land1 6.98 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,159
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62474 / 62360
Elevation 4–154 m (13–505 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

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


A forestry, farming and dormitory village situated some 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Boulogne, at junction 28 of the A16 autoroute with the D901 (formerly the N1 Paris-Calais highway). The river Liane flows through the commune.


Historical population of Isques
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 711745736960117111021159
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.Apolline, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau d'Hermerangues.
  • A sixteenth-century castle on a motte.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau de Quehen.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau de Pont-de-Briques.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website of the commune (French)
  • Isques on the Quid website (French)
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