Outreau

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

Outreau
The town hall of Outreau
The town hall of Outreau
Coat of arms of Outreau
Coat of arms
Location of Outreau
Outreau is located in France
Outreau
Outreau
Outreau is located in Hauts-de-France
Outreau
Outreau
Coordinates: 50°42′16″N 1°35′41″E / 50.7044°N 1.5947°E / 50.7044; 1.5947Coordinates: 50°42′16″N 1°35′41″E / 50.7044°N 1.5947°E / 50.7044; 1.5947
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonOutreau
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thérèse Guilbert
Area
1
7.09 km2 (2.74 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
13,575
 • Density1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62643 /62230
Elevation2–96 m (6.6–315.0 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Outreau is a large industrial town and port situated adjacent to, and west of Boulogne, on the N1, N142 and D19 roads. The river Liane forms the eastern border of the commune with Boulogne.

HistoryEdit

The town suffered greatly from Allied bombing during World War II.
Outreau is notorious throughout France for the Outreau trials of 2001–2004.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
196813,735—    
197514,731+1.01%
198214,590−0.14%
199015,279+0.58%
199915,222−0.04%
200714,307−0.77%
201214,519+0.29%
201713,422−1.56%
Source: INSEE[2]

Places of interestEdit

Geographic locationEdit

Twin townsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  2. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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