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Nortkerque

Nortkerque
Nortkerque
Nortkerque

Coordinates: 50°52′33″N 2°01′33″E / 50.8758°N 2.0258°E / 50.8758; 2.0258Coordinates: 50°52′33″N 2°01′33″E / 50.8758°N 2.0258°E / 50.8758; 2.0258

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Audruicq
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de la Région d'Audruicq
Government
 • Mayor Pierre Marcant
Area
 • Land1 13.19 km2 (5.09 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,622
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62621 / 62370
Elevation 3–25 m (9.8–82.0 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 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.

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

Geography

Nortkerque 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D224 and the D226 roads, half a mile from the A26 autoroute.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
978 1010 1051 1355 1539 1583 1622
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Two chateaux.
  • A ‘Triumphal arch’, near the cemetery.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Unofficial Nortkerque website
  • Nortkerque on the Quid website (French)
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