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Coordinates: 50°16′36″N 2°36′57″E / 50.2767°N 2.6158°E / 50.2767; 2.6158Coordinates: 50°16′36″N 2°36′57″E / 50.2767°N 2.6158°E / 50.2767; 2.6158

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Arras
Canton Beaumetz-lès-Loges
Intercommunality Val de Gy
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Hanot
 • Land1 10.18 km2 (3.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 695
 • Population2 density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62874 / 62123
Elevation 82–141 m (269–463 ft)
(avg. 91 m or 299 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.

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


Wanquetin is situated some 7.5 miles (12.1 km) west of Arras, at the junction of the D59 and the D7 roads.


Historical population of Wanquetin
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 540560602642682639695
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

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • The CWGC communal cemetery
  • The CWGC communal cemetery extension
  • Website of the Communauté de Communes du Val du Gy (French)
  • Wanquetin on the Quid website (French)
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