Nielles-lès-Ardres

Nielles-lès-Ardres is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

Nielles-lès-Ardres
The town hall of Nielles-lès-Ardres
The town hall of Nielles-lès-Ardres
Coat of arms of Nielles-lès-Ardres
Coat of arms
Location of Nielles-lès-Ardres
Nielles-lès-Ardres is located in France
Nielles-lès-Ardres
Nielles-lès-Ardres
Nielles-lès-Ardres is located in Hauts-de-France
Nielles-lès-Ardres
Nielles-lès-Ardres
Coordinates: 50°50′33″N 2°01′02″E / 50.8425°N 2.0172°E / 50.8425; 2.0172Coordinates: 50°50′33″N 2°01′02″E / 50.8425°N 2.0172°E / 50.8425; 2.0172
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementCalais
CantonCalais-2
IntercommunalityCC Pays d'Opale
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Pierre-Eloi Calais[1]
Area
1
4.48 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
569
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62614 /62610
Elevation1–29 m (3.3–95.1 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

Nielles-lès-Ardres lies about 14 miles (22 km) northwest of Saint-Omer, on the D225E road.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968261—    
1975282+1.11%
1982344+2.88%
1990383+1.35%
1999444+1.66%
2007484+1.08%
2012521+1.48%
2017557+1.35%
Source: INSEE[3]

Places of interestEdit

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the year 1200.
  • Ruins of the château de la Montoire, destroyed by the duc de Vendôme in 1542.
  • Château de la Cressonnerie, built between 1808/1812.
  • The seventeenth century ‘Le Colombier’, an enormous round tower.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE