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Coordinates: 50°44′11″N 2°14′18″E / 50.7364°N 2.2383°E / 50.7364; 2.2383Coordinates: 50°44′11″N 2°14′18″E / 50.7364°N 2.2383°E / 50.7364; 2.2383

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Saint-Omer-Sud
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Saint-Omer
 • Mayor Jean-Marie Barbier
 • Land1 8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 12,018
 • Population2 density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62525 / 62219
Elevation 3–79 m (9.8–259.2 ft)
(avg. 75 m or 246 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.

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


Longuenesse is a large suburb of Saint-Omer, one mile southwest of the centre, on the D208 road.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
3623 4794 9397 11,970 12,604 12,518 12,018
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Quentin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • An old abbey hostel.
  • The fountain of Saint-Quentin.
  • Vestiges of a monastery founded in 1298.

Twin towns

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Longuenesse on the Quid website (French)
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