Wittes

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Wittes
Commune
The town hall and monument to the dead of Wittes
The town hall and monument to the dead of Wittes
Wittes is located in France
Wittes
Wittes
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Wittes is located in Hauts-de-France
Wittes
Wittes
Coordinates: 50°40′13″N 2°23′33″E / 50.6703°N 2.3925°E / 50.6703; 2.3925Coordinates: 50°40′13″N 2°23′33″E / 50.6703°N 2.3925°E / 50.6703; 2.3925
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Aire-sur-la-Lys
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Omer
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Stéphane Hanquez
Area1 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 859
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 62901 /62120
Elevation 17–41 m (56–135 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 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.

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

Geography

Wittes is located 9 miles (14 km) southeast of Saint-Omer, at the N43 and D197 road junction and on the banks of the small river Melde, a tributary of the Lys river.

Population

Historical population of Wittes
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 379 382 389 434 572 687 807
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Omer, dating from the nineteenth century.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official commune website (in French)
  • Wittes on the Quid website (in French)
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