Canton of Desvres

The canton of Desvres is a canton situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France. The canton is organised around Desvres in the arrondissement of Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Desvres
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
No. of communes52
SeatDesvres
Area
 • Total428.60 km2 (165.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total44,251
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE code62 22

CompositionEdit

At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 23 to 52 communes:[1]

PopulationEdit

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
12745 13342 13406 13209 13666 14164
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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Coordinates: 50°42′12″N 1°51′09″E / 50.70333°N 1.85250°E / 50.70333; 1.85250