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Reclinghem

Reclinghem
Reclinghem
Reclinghem

Coordinates: 50°34′26″N 2°10′37″E / 50.5739°N 2.1769°E / 50.5739; 2.1769Coordinates: 50°34′26″N 2°10′37″E / 50.5739°N 2.1769°E / 50.5739; 2.1769

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Fauquembergues
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Fauquembergues
Government
 • Mayor (2001) Joël Rolin
Area
 • Land1 6.05 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 171
 • Population2 density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62696 / 62560
Elevation 54–176 m (177–577 ft)
(avg. 87 m or 285 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.

Reclinghem is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. It was settled by the Viking Rikiwulf (the rich and powerful wolf) in the 9th century, who probably also settled nearby Richebourg and Rijkeghem in present Tielt, Belgium.

Geography

Reclinghem lies about 12 miles (19 km) south of Saint-Omer, on the D104 road, by the banks of the river Lys.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
152 176 135 142 153 144 171
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The eighteenth century church of St.Firmin.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Reclinghem on the Quid website (French)
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