Les Attaques

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

Les Attaques
The church of Les Attaques
The church of Les Attaques
Coat of arms of Les Attaques
Coat of arms
Location of Les Attaques
Les Attaques is located in France
Les Attaques
Les Attaques
Les Attaques is located in Hauts-de-France
Les Attaques
Les Attaques
Coordinates: 50°54′28″N 1°56′05″E / 50.9078°N 1.9347°E / 50.9078; 1.9347Coordinates: 50°54′28″N 1°56′05″E / 50.9078°N 1.9347°E / 50.9078; 1.9347
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementCalais
CantonCalais-2
IntercommunalityCA Grand Calais Terres et Mers
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jacques Rivenet
Area
1
20.81 km2 (8.03 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
2,009
 • Density97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62043 /62730
Elevation0–6 m (0–20 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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 large farming and light industrial village located 4 miles (6 km) southeast of Calais, at the junction of the N43 and D248 roads. Both the A26 ‘autoroute des Anglaises’ and the Calais-St. Omer canal pass through the commune.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,773—    
19681,790+1.0%
19751,775−0.8%
19821,878+5.8%
19901,887+0.5%
19991,821−3.5%
20061,961+7.7%
20092,000+2.0%
20111,958−2.1%
20151,945−0.7%

SightsEdit

 
Underside of Les Attaques' four-way bridge
  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The nineteenth-century chateau Brûlé.
  • Vestiges of a Capuchin abbey.
  • A rare four-branch bridge

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.

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