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

Isques
The church of Isques
The church of Isques
Coat of arms of Isques
Coat of arms
Location of Isques
Isques is located in France
Isques
Isques
Isques is located in Hauts-de-France
Isques
Isques
Coordinates: 50°40′36″N 1°39′03″E / 50.6767°N 1.6508°E / 50.6767; 1.6508Coordinates: 50°40′36″N 1°39′03″E / 50.6767°N 1.6508°E / 50.6767; 1.6508
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonOutreau
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Gobert
Area
1
6.98 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,153
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62474 /62360
Elevation4–154 m (13–505 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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, farming and dormitory village situated some 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Boulogne, at junction 28 of the A16 autoroute with the D901 (formerly the N1 Paris-Calais highway). The river Liane flows through the commune.

PopulationEdit

Historical population of Isques
Year1962196819751982199019992006
Population711745736960117111021159
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. Apolline, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau d'Hermerangues.
  • A sixteenth-century castle on a motte.
  • The sixteenth-century chateau de Quehen.
  • The eighteenth-century chateau de Pont-de-Briques.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit