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Pittefaux

Pittefaux
Pittefaux
Pittefaux

Coordinates: 50°45′28″N 1°41′05″E / 50.7578°N 1.6847°E / 50.7578; 1.6847Coordinates: 50°45′28″N 1°41′05″E / 50.7578°N 1.6847°E / 50.7578; 1.6847

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Boulogne-sur-Mer
Canton Boulogne-sur-Mer-Nord-Est
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Noëlle Évrard
Area
 • Land1 2.42 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 130
 • Population2 density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62658 / 62126
Elevation 13–102 m (43–335 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

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

Geography

Pittefaux is situated 5 miles (8.0 km) northeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D232 and D242 roads and by the banks of the river Wimereux.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
57 73 63 77 115 125 130
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Louis, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The seventeenth-century chateau of Souverain-Moulin.
  • Ruins of a 14th-century castle.
  • Two 17th-century manorhouses.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Pittefaux on the Quid website (French)
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