Cantin

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Cantin
Cantin is located in France
Cantin
Cantin
Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°07′E / 50.31°N 3.12°E / 50.31; 3.12Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°07′E / 50.31°N 3.12°E / 50.31; 3.12
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Arleux
Intercommunality Douaisis
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christian Courtecuisse
Area
 • Land1 9.32 km2 (3.60 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,328
 • Population2 density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59126 / 59169
Elevation 37–76 m (121–249 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Cantin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is 8 km (5.0 mi) southeast of Douai.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Cantin

The arms of Cantin are blazoned :
Vert, in dexter base an eagle volant bendwise argent and in canton a sun Or.




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