Saint-Georges, Pas-de-Calais

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Saint-Georges
Commune
The church of Saint-Georges
The church of Saint-Georges
Coat of arms of Saint-Georges
Coat of arms
Saint-Georges is located in France
Saint-Georges
Saint-Georges
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Saint-Georges is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Georges
Saint-Georges
Coordinates: 50°21′32″N 2°05′06″E / 50.3589°N 2.085°E / 50.3589; 2.085Coordinates: 50°21′32″N 2°05′06″E / 50.3589°N 2.085°E / 50.3589; 2.085
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Auxi-le-Château
Intercommunality CC Sept Vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jacques Truelle
Area1 9.69 km2 (3.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 303
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62749 /62770
Elevation 27–134 m (89–440 ft)
(avg. 36 m or 118 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

It has a canting coat-of-arms: the Cross of Saint George.

Geography

Saint-Georges is located in the valley of the river Canche, 18 miles (27 km) southeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer on the D340 road, and 3 miles (5 km) to the east of Hesdin.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
270 271 293 305 305 266 303
Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The church of St. Georges, dating from the eighteenth century
  • The remains of a medieval priory
  • The chapel of St. Ladre, dating from the eighteenth century

See also

Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Saint-Georges on the Quid website (in French)


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