Courset is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Courset
The church of Courset
The church of Courset
Coat of arms of Courset
Coat of arms
Location of Courset
Courset is located in France
Courset
Courset
Courset is located in Hauts-de-France
Courset
Courset
Coordinates: 50°38′49″N 1°50′32″E / 50.6469°N 1.8422°E / 50.6469; 1.8422Coordinates: 50°38′49″N 1°50′32″E / 50.6469°N 1.8422°E / 50.6469; 1.8422
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonDesvres
IntercommunalityCC Desvres-Samer
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Denavaut
Area
1
10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
515
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62251 /62240
Elevation121–209 m (397–686 ft)
(avg. 118 m or 387 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

A farming and forestry village, some 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Boulogne, on the D127 road.

PopulationEdit

Historical population of Courset
Year196219681975198219901999
Population321328363334365396
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

  • The church of St. Maurice, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau de Courset.
  • The seventeenth-century manorhouse of la Gaverie.
  • Remains of an old castle.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.