Arrondissement of Saint-Omer

The arrondissement of Saint-Omer is an arrondissement of France in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region. It has 89 communes.[2] Its population is 129,608 (2016), and its area is 813.0 km2 (313.9 sq mi).[3]

Saint-Omer
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
Location within the region Hauts-de-France
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
No. of communes89
SubprefectureSaint-Omer
Area
813.0 km2 (313.9 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
129,295
 • Density159/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE code625

CompositionEdit

The communes of the arrondissement of Saint-Omer, and their INSEE codes, are:[2]

  1. Acquin-Westbécourt (62008)
  2. Affringues (62010)
  3. Aire-sur-la-Lys (62014)
  4. Alquines (62024)
  5. Arques (62040)
  6. Audincthun (62053)
  7. Audrehem (62055)
  8. Avroult (62067)
  9. Bayenghem-lès-Seninghem (62088)
  10. Bayenghem-lès-Éperlecques (62087)
  11. Beaumetz-lès-Aire (62095)
  12. Bellinghem (62471)
  13. Blendecques (62139)
  14. Bléquin (62140)
  15. Boisdinghem (62149)
  16. Bomy (62153)
  17. Bonningues-lès-Ardres (62155)
  18. Bouvelinghem (62169)
  19. Campagne-lès-Wardrecques (62205)
  20. Clairmarais (62225)
  21. Clerques (62228)
  22. Cléty (62229)
  23. Coulomby (62245)
  24. Coyecques (62254)
  25. Delettes (62265)
  26. Dennebrœucq (62267)
  27. Dohem (62271)
  28. Ecques (62288)
  29. Elnes (62292)
  30. Enquin-lez-Guinegatte (62295)
  31. Éperlecques (62297)
  32. Erny-Saint-Julien (62304)
  33. Escœuilles (62308)
  34. Esquerdes (62309)
  35. Fauquembergues (62325)
  36. Febvin-Palfart (62327)
  37. Fléchin (62336)
  38. Hallines (62403)
  39. Haut-Loquin (62419)
  40. Helfaut (62423)
  41. Heuringhem (62452)
  42. Houlle (62458)
  43. Journy (62478)
  44. Laires (62485)
  45. Ledinghem (62495)
  46. Leulinghem (62504)
  47. Longuenesse (62525)
  48. Lumbres (62534)
  49. Mametz (62543)
  50. Mentque-Nortbécourt (62567)
  51. Merck-Saint-Liévin (62569)
  52. Moringhem (62592)
  53. Moulle (62595)
  54. Nielles-lès-Bléquin (62613)
  55. Nordausques (62618)
  56. Nort-Leulinghem (62622)
  57. Ouve-Wirquin (62644)
  58. Pihem (62656)
  59. Quelmes (62674)
  60. Quercamps (62675)
  61. Quiestède (62681)
  62. Racquinghem (62684)
  63. Rebergues (62692)
  64. Reclinghem (62696)
  65. Remilly-Wirquin (62702)
  66. Renty (62704)
  67. Roquetoire (62721)
  68. Saint-Augustin (62691)
  69. Saint-Martin-d'Hardinghem (62760)
  70. Saint-Martin-lez-Tatinghem (62757)
  71. Saint-Omer (62765)
  72. Salperwick (62772)
  73. Seninghem (62788)
  74. Serques (62792)
  75. Setques (62794)
  76. Surques (62803)
  77. Thérouanne (62811)
  78. Thiembronne (62812)
  79. Tilques (62819)
  80. Tournehem-sur-la-Hem (62827)
  81. Vaudringhem (62837)
  82. Wardrecques (62875)
  83. Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (62882)
  84. Wismes (62897)
  85. Wisques (62898)
  86. Wittes (62901)
  87. Wizernes (62902)
  88. Zouafques (62904)
  89. Zudausques (62905)

HistoryEdit

The arrondissement of Saint-Omer was created in 1800.[4] At the January 2017 reorganisation of the arrondissements of Pas-de-Calais, it lost 23 communes 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 Saint-Omer were, as of January 2015:[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Arrondissement de Saint-Omer (625)". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  3. ^ "Comparateur de territoire, géographie au 01/01/2019". INSEE. Retrieved 2019-10-02.
  4. ^ Historique du Pas-de-Calais
  5. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral, 20 December 2016" (PDF). Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  6. ^ Populations légales 2012: 62 Pas-de-Calais, INSEE

Coordinates: 50°45′N 2°15′E / 50.75°N 2.25°E / 50.75; 2.25