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Willeman

Willeman
Willeman
Willeman

Coordinates: 50°21′13″N 2°09′34″E / 50.3536°N 2.1594°E / 50.3536; 2.1594Coordinates: 50°21′13″N 2°09′34″E / 50.3536°N 2.1594°E / 50.3536; 2.1594

Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Le Parcq
Intercommunality Canche Ternoise
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Xavier Degrugillier
Area
 • Land1 10.17 km2 (3.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 177
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 62890 / 62770
Elevation 42–110 m (138–361 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 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.

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

Geography

Surrounded by woodland, Willeman is located 21 miles (34 km) southeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer, on the D110 and D98 crossroads and 5miles (8k) southeast of Hesdin in the heart of the ‘7 vallées’ countryside. A small stream, the Riviérette, a tributary of the Canche flows through the village.

Population

Historical population of Willeman
Year 1962196819751982199019992006
Population 213240228217200155177
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 church of St.Sulpice, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The château, whose façades and roof, along with a dovecote, are listed as historic monuments.
  • A seventeenth century manor house, the Manoir de Vallières.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Willeman on the Quid website (French)
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