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Les Attaques

Les Attaques

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Les Attaques
Les Attaques

Coordinates: 50°54′28″N 1°56′05″E / 50.9078°N 1.9347°E / 50.9078; 1.9347Coordinates: 50°54′28″N 1°56′05″E / 50.9078°N 1.9347°E / 50.9078; 1.9347

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Calais
Canton Calais-Centre
Intercommunality Sud-Ouest du Calaisis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Rivenet
Area
 • Land1 20.81 km2 (8.03 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,000
 • Population2 density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62043 / 62730
Elevation 0–6 m (0–20 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.

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

Geography

A large farming and light industrial village located 4 miles (6 km) southeast of Calais, at the junction of the N43 and D248 roads. Both the A26 ‘autoroute des Anglaises’ and the Calais-St. Omer canal pass through the commune.

Population

Sights

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau Brûlé.
  • Vestiges of a Capuchin abbey.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Les Attaques official website (French)
  • Website of the football club of Les Attaques (French)
  • Les Attaques on the Quid website (French)
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