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Coordinates: 50°36′06″N 2°05′57″E / 50.6016666667°N 2.09916666667°E / 50.6016666667; 2.09916666667

Commune of Fauquembergues
Blason Fauquembergues.svg

Fauquembergues Église.jpg
Location
Fauquembergues is located in France
Fauquembergues
Administration
Country France
Region Blason Nord-Pas-De-Calais.svg Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Pas de Calais Arms.svg Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Blason saint omer.png Saint-Omer
Canton Fauquembergues
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Canton de Fauquembergues
Statistics
Elevation 72–186 m (240–610 ft)
(avg. 78 m/260 ft)
Land area1 7.13 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
Population2 856  (1999)
 - Density 120 /km2 (310 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 62325/ 62560
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

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Geography

A town situated 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D928 with two minor roads, the D92 and the D158. The River Aa flows through Fauquembergues.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
882 942 901 884 845 856
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places and monuments

  • A line of 13 electricity-generating turbines can be seen on the 100m high hills. Another group of 12 turbines faces the town from the southern direction.
  • The thirteenth century church of Saint-Léger

Notable people

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