Place:Sangatte, Pas-de-Calais, France

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NameSangatte
TypeCommune
Coordinates50.917°N 1.75°E
Located inPas-de-Calais, France
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Sangatte is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department on the northern coast of France on the English Channel.

Like many place names in French Flanders, the name is of Flemish (Dutch) origin (Zandgat) and means "gap in the sand".

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