Merlimont

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Merlimont
Commune

The town hall of Merlimont

Coat of arms
Merlimont
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Merlimont
Coordinates: 50°27′23″N1°36′54″E / 50.4564°N 1.615°E / 50.4564; 1.615 Coordinates: 50°27′23″N1°36′54″E / 50.4564°N 1.615°E / 50.4564; 1.615
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Montreuil
Canton Étaples
Intercommunality CA Deux Baies en Montreuillois
Government
  Mayor (20012008) Jean-François Rapin
Area1 21.49 km2 (8.30 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,061
  Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 62571 /62155
Elevation 0–41 m (0–135 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Geography

Merlimont lies on the coast of France, facing northwards to the English Channel. Long, wide sandy beaches and huge sand-dunes are the most obvious features.

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
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Census count starting from 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

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