Tilques

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The town hall of Tilques
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Tilques
Coordinates: 50°46′41″N2°12′18″E / 50.7781°N 2.205°E / 50.7781; 2.205 Coordinates: 50°46′41″N2°12′18″E / 50.7781°N 2.205°E / 50.7781; 2.205
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Pas-de-Calais
Arrondissement Saint-Omer
Canton Saint-Omer
Intercommunality Pays de Saint-Omer
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Patrick Bedague [1]
Area
1
7.29 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019) [2]
1,084
  Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
62819 /62500
Elevation1–72 m (3.3–236.2 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Tilques (French pronunciation:  [tilk] ; West Flemish : Tileke) is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department, Hauts-de-France region in northern France. [3] The placename derives from medieval Flemish: Tilleke. [4]

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Geography

Tilques is located 4 miles (6 km) north of Saint-Omer, at the D214 and D943 road junction.

Map of the commune and adjacent places Map commune FR insee code 62819.png
Map of the commune and adjacent places

Population

The population of the commune is older than the departmental average: as of 2019, the rate of people aged over 60 years (26.5%) is higher than the departmental rate (25.0%), and the rate of people aged under 30 years (32.7%) is lower than the departmental rate (36.6%). [5] [6]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 751    
1975 696−1.08%
1982 776+1.57%
1990 900+1.87%
1999 947+0.57%
2007 1,052+1.32%
2012 1,109+1.06%
2017 1,099−0.18%
Source: INSEE [7]

Places of interest

The castle dates from the thirteenth century, it was remodeled in the fifteenth century. In 1595 it belonged to Adrian Cross Lord of Wasquehal. The mid-eighteenth century, it belonged to Andre de Martigny, then Guislain of Herbais and Family Taffin Tilques who kept two centuries.

See also

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. INSEE commune file
  4. Placename Tilleke: proussel.voila.net. The village is attested in 1139 as the Tilleke, from Gallo-Roman Tilliacum (property of Tillius)
  5. Évolution et structure de la population en 2019: Tilques, INSEE
  6. Évolution et structure de la population en 2019: Pas-de-Calais, INSEE
  7. Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE