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

Wirwignes
The church of Wirwignes
The church of Wirwignes
Coat of arms of Wirwignes
Coat of arms
Location of Wirwignes
Wirwignes is located in France
Wirwignes
Wirwignes
Wirwignes is located in Hauts-de-France
Wirwignes
Wirwignes
Coordinates: 50°41′09″N 1°45′43″E / 50.6858°N 1.7619°E / 50.6858; 1.7619Coordinates: 50°41′09″N 1°45′43″E / 50.6858°N 1.7619°E / 50.6858; 1.7619
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementBoulogne-sur-Mer
CantonDesvres
IntercommunalityDesvres-Samer
Government
 • Mayor (2018-2020) André Goudalle
Area
1
12.47 km2 (4.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
746
 • Density60/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62896 /62240
Elevation22–102 m (72–335 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Wirwignes is situated some 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Boulogne, at the junction of the D238 and the D341 roads, on the banks of the river Liane.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
2006686—    
2007704+2.6%
2008721+2.4%
2009739+2.5%
2010741+0.3%
2011738−0.4%
2012739+0.1%
2013739+0.0%
2014740+0.1%
2015738−0.3%
2016749+1.5%

Places of interestEdit

  • The church of St.Quentin, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The château de Quenneval, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • A seventeenth century fortified manorhouse.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit