|Community association||Pays d'Opale|
|surface||18.36 km 2|
|Residents||1,631 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||89 inhabitants / km 2|
Mairie in Licques
Licques (NDL .: "Lieke") is a French municipality with 1631 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Pas-de-Calais in the region of Hauts-de-France ; it belongs to the Arrondissement of Calais and the Canton of Calais-2 .
The place can trace its roots back to the Middle Ages: The Premonstratensian Abbey of Licques was founded in the 12th century and was only abolished with the French Revolution. The Donjon of Licques is only preserved as a ruin.
- 1962: 1,296
- 1968: 1,307
- 1975: 1,389
- 1982: 1,387
- 1990: 1,351
- 1999: 1,440
- 2006: 1,510
From 1962 only residents with primary residence
Both the abbey and the church of the abbey are worth seeing.
- De Nederlanden in Frankrijk, Jozef van Overstraeten, 1969