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Subject: Arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Boulonnais (land area), Communauté de communes de Samer et environs
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Coordinates: 50°35′43″N 1°45′07″E / 50.5953°N 1.7519°E / 50.5953; 1.7519Coordinates: 50°35′43″N 1°45′07″E / 50.5953°N 1.7519°E / 50.5953; 1.7519

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Samer
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Samer et environs
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Malliard
 • Land1 8.23 km2 (3.18 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 213
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62483 / 62830
Elevation 75–193 m (246–633 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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


Lacres is situated about 12 miles (19 km) south east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D901 (formerly the N1 Paris-Calais highway) with the D125 and D125e roads.


Historical population of Lacres
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 197211194193190161167
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.Martin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • A seventeenth century manorhouse and farmhouse.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Lacres on the Quid website (French)
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