Fauquembergues

Fauquembergues
Valkenberg
The church of Fauquembergues
The church of Fauquembergues
Coat of arms of Fauquembergues
Location of Fauquembergues
Fauquembergues is located in France
Fauquembergues
Fauquembergues
Fauquembergues is located in Hauts-de-France
Fauquembergues
Fauquembergues
Coordinates: 50°36′06″N 2°05′57″E / 50.6017°N 2.0992°E / 50.6017; 2.0992Coordinates: 50°36′06″N 2°05′57″E / 50.6017°N 2.0992°E / 50.6017; 2.0992
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
ArrondissementSaint-Omer
CantonFruges
IntercommunalityPays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Alain Mequignon[1]
Area
1
7.13 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
961
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62325 /62560
Elevation72–186 m (236–610 ft)
(avg. 78 m or 256 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Fauquembergues (French pronunciation: ​[fokɑ̃bɛʁɡ]; West Flemish: Valkenberg; Picard: Fauquimbergue) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.[3] First mentioned in 961 as "in monten qui dicitur Falcoberg", the place later in 1124 was called Falkenberga.

Geography[]

A town situated 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Saint-Omer, at the junction of the D928 with two minor roads, the D92 and the D158. The river Aa flows through Fauquembergues.

Map of the commune and the adjacent places

Population[]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 942—    
1975 901−0.63%
1982 884−0.27%
1990 845−0.56%
1999 856+0.14%
2007 962+1.47%
2012 1,005+0.88%
2017 984−0.42%
Source: INSEE[4]

Places and monuments[]

Notable people[]

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ Base Mérimée: Eglise Saint-Léger, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)