Hesdin-l’Abbé is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Hesdin-l’Abbé
The chateau of Cléry, in Hesdin-l'Abbé
The chateau of Cléry, in Hesdin-l'Abbé
Coat of arms of Hesdin-l’Abbé
Coat of arms
Location of Hesdin-l’Abbé
Hesdin-l’Abbé is located in France
Hesdin-l’Abbé
Hesdin-l’Abbé
Hesdin-l’Abbé is located in Hauts-de-France
Hesdin-l’Abbé
Hesdin-l’Abbé
Coordinates: 50°40′10″N 1°40′55″E / 50.6694°N 1.6819°E / 50.6694; 1.6819Coordinates: 50°40′10″N 1°40′55″E / 50.6694°N 1.6819°E / 50.6694; 1.6819
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonOutreau
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Pochet
Area
1
7.39 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,863
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62448 /62360
Elevation7–130 m (23–427 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 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 forestry and farming village situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Boulogne, at the junction of the D901 (formerly the N1 Paris-Calais highway) and theD240 road. The A16 autoroute forms part of the western border of the commune and the river Liane the southern.

PopulationEdit

Historical population of Hesdin-l'Abbé
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population7247898311396188019981950
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.Leger, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau d'Hesdin-l'Abbé, nowadays the Hotel Cléry.
  • A seventeenth-century manorhouse.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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