Rebecques (French pronunciation: ​[ʁəbɛk]; Dutch: Roosbeek; Picard: Arbècque) is a former commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Saint-Augustin.[2]

Rebecques
Coat of arms of Rebecques
Location of Rebecques
Rebecques is located in France
Rebecques
Rebecques
Rebecques is located in Hauts-de-France
Rebecques
Rebecques
Coordinates: 50°38′46″N 2°18′25″E / 50.6461°N 2.3069°E / 50.6461; 2.3069Coordinates: 50°38′46″N 2°18′25″E / 50.6461°N 2.3069°E / 50.6461; 2.3069
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonFruges
CommuneSaint-Augustin
Area
1
4.84 km2 (1.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
494
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
62120
Elevation24–74 m (79–243 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Rebecques lies about 7 miles (12 km) south of Saint-Omer, on the D192 road, in the valley of the River Lys.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1962376—    
1968377+0.04%
1975373−0.15%
1982367−0.23%
1990397+0.99%
1999398+0.03%
2007426+0.85%
2012464+1.72%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE[4]

Places of interestEdit

  • The church of Saint Maclou, dating from the sixteenth century.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit