Éperlecques

Éperlecques (Dutch: Sperleke; Picard: Éparlecques) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Éperlecques
St. Leodegar's Church
St. Leodegar's Church
Coat of arms of Éperlecques
Coat of arms
Location of Éperlecques
Éperlecques is located in France
Éperlecques
Éperlecques
Éperlecques is located in Hauts-de-France
Éperlecques
Éperlecques
Coordinates: 50°48′25″N 2°09′09″E / 50.8069°N 2.152500°E / 50.8069; 2.152500Coordinates: 50°48′25″N 2°09′09″E / 50.8069°N 2.152500°E / 50.8069; 2.152500
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonSaint-Omer
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Guilbert
Area
1
25.56 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
3,640
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62297 /62910
Elevation0–97 m (0–318 ft)
(avg. 15 m or 49 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

It is a farming commune comprising eight hamlets, all found within the regional nature reserve of the Caps et Marais d'Opale, situated 6 miles (10 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, at the D222 and D219 road junction. The small river Liette runs through the village.

PopulationEdit

Historical population of Éperlecques
Year196219681975198219901999
Population206121682276255627852885
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interestEdit

Twin townsEdit

Éperlecques is twinned with   Zonnebeke in Belgium.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Le Blockhaus d'Éperlecques". Retrieved 2007-05-25.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

 
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