Arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer

The arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer is an arrondissement of France in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region. It has 74 communes.[1] Its population is 159,748 (2016), and its area is 633.7 km2 (244.7 sq mi).[2]

Boulogne-sur-Mer
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
No. of communes74
SubprefectureBoulogne-sur-Mer
Area
 • Total633.7 km2 (244.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total159,748
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
INSEE code623

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer, and their INSEE codes, are:[1]

  1. Alincthun (62022)
  2. Ambleteuse (62025)
  3. Audembert (62052)
  4. Audinghen (62054)
  5. Audresselles (62056)
  6. Baincthun (62075)
  7. Bazinghen (62089)
  8. Bellebrune (62104)
  9. Belle-et-Houllefort (62105)
  10. Beuvrequen (62125)
  11. Boulogne-sur-Mer (62160)
  12. Bournonville (62165)
  13. Brunembert (62179)
  14. Carly (62214)
  15. Colembert (62230)
  16. Condette (62235)
  17. Conteville-lès-Boulogne (62237)
  18. Courset (62251)
  19. Crémarest (62255)
  20. Dannes (62264)
  21. Desvres (62268)
  22. Doudeauville (62273)
  23. Echinghen (62281)
  24. Équihen-Plage (62300)
  25. Ferques (62329)
  26. Halinghen (62402)
  27. Henneveux (62429)
  28. Hervelinghen (62444)
  29. Hesdigneul-lès-Boulogne (62446)
  30. Hesdin-l'Abbé (62448)
  31. Isques (62474)
  32. La Capelle-lès-Boulogne (62908)
  33. Lacres (62483)
  34. Landrethun-le-Nord (62487)
  35. Le Portel (62667)
  36. Le Wast (62880)
  37. Leubringhen (62503)
  38. Leulinghen-Bernes (62505)
  39. Longfossé (62524)
  40. Longueville (62526)
  41. Lottinghen (62530)
  42. Maninghen-Henne (62546)
  43. Marquise (62560)
  44. Menneville (62566)
  45. Nabringhen (62599)
  46. Nesles (62603)
  47. Neufchâtel-Hardelot (62604)
  48. Offrethun (62636)
  49. Outreau (62643)
  50. Pernes-lès-Boulogne (62653)
  51. Pittefaux (62658)
  52. Quesques (62678)
  53. Questrecques (62679)
  54. Rety (62705)
  55. Rinxent (62711)
  56. Saint-Étienne-au-Mont (62746)
  57. Saint-Inglevert (62751)
  58. Saint-Léonard (62755)
  59. Saint-Martin-Boulogne (62758)
  60. Saint-Martin-Choquel (62759)
  61. Samer (62773)
  62. Selles (62786)
  63. Senlecques (62789)
  64. Tardinghen (62806)
  65. Tingry (62821)
  66. Verlincthun (62845)
  67. Vieil-Moutier (62853)
  68. Wacquinghen (62867)
  69. Wierre-au-Bois (62888)
  70. Wierre-Effroy (62889)
  71. Wimereux (62893)
  72. Wimille (62894)
  73. Wirwignes (62896)
  74. Wissant (62899)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer was created in 1800.[3] The arrondissement of Calais was created in 1962 from part of the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer.[4] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Pas-de-Calais, it lost one commune to the arrondissement of Calais.[5]

As a result of the reorganisation of the cantons of France which came into effect in 2015, the borders of the cantons are no longer related to the borders of the arrondissements. The cantons of the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer were, as of January 2015:[6]

Sub-prefectsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Boulogne-sur-Mer (623)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ Historique du Pas-de-Calais
  4. ^ Décret n°62-6 du 10 janvier 1962
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 20 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  6. ^ "Populations légales 2012" (PDF). INSEE. December 2014. Retrieved 2019-10-22.

Coordinates: 50°44′N 1°37′E / 50.733°N 1.617°E / 50.733; 1.617