French commune
name= Wail
canton= Le Parcq
maire=Gérard Vandal
intercomm=Communauté de communes de Canche Ternoise
alt moy=72 m
alt mini=34 m
alt maxi=137 m

Wail is a village and commune in the Pas-de-Calais "département" in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.


Wail is small village located 21 miles (33km) southeast of Montreuil-sur-Mer, at the D98 and D340 road junction, 4miles (6k) east of Hesdin.


Places of interest

* The church of St. Martin, dating from the 18th century.

See also

* Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

External links

* [http://www.recensement.insee.fr/RP99/rp99/co_navigation.co_page?nivgeo=C&codgeo=62868&theme=ALL&typeprod=ALL&lang=FR&quelcas=LISTE Wail on the Insee website] fr
* [http://www.quid.fr/communes.html?mode=detail&id=27352&req=Wail Wail on the Quid website] fr


*"This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on April 29th 2008."

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