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Verchocq

Verchocq
Verchocq
Verchocq

Coordinates: 50°33′55″N 2°02′11″E / 50.5653°N 2.0364°E / 50.5653; 2.0364Coordinates: 50°33′55″N 2°02′11″E / 50.5653°N 2.0364°E / 50.5653; 2.0364

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Hucqueliers
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton d'Hucqueliers et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Josse Nempont
Area
 • Land1 15.56 km2 (6.01 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 585
 • Population2 density 38/km2 (97/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62844 / 62560
Elevation 87–192 m (285–630 ft)
(avg. 97 m or 318 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.

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

Geography

Verchocq is located 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer at the D129 and D148 road junction.

Population

Historical population of Verchocq
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 613633577590553523585
From the year 1962 on: population without double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The Château, dating from the nineteenth century
  • The remains of an earlier castle.
  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • Two chapels and another church in the hamlet of Rollez.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • History of Verchocq (French)
  • Verchocq on the Quid website (French)
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