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Outreau is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Outreau
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thérèse Guilbert
Area1 7.09 km2 (2.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 14,650
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62643 / 62230
Elevation 2–96 m (6.6–315.0 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 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.

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


Outreau is a large industrial town and port situated adjacent to, and west of Boulogne, on the N1, N142 and D19 roads. The river Liane forms the eastern border of the commune with Boulogne.


The town suffered greatly from Allied bombing during World War II.
Outreau is notorious throughout France for the Outreau trials of 2001–2004.


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