ⓘ Racquinghem. A large village some 6 miles 9 km southeast of Saint-Omer, on the N43 road, located on the banks of the Noeufosse canal, the border between the dep ..

                                     

ⓘ Racquinghem

A large village some 6 miles 9 km southeast of Saint-Omer, on the N43 road, located on the banks of the Noeufosse canal, the border between the department of Nord and the Pas de Calais.

Municipality is located near the Eastern boundary of the Helfaut plateau, a remarkable geological and ecological area, not typical for this region, which is now the Helfaut nature reserve. Its flora comprises both dry and wet Heath and some protected fauna, mostly amphibians.