Eecke

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Eecke
Eke
Coat of arms of Eecke
Coat of arms
Eecke is located in France
Eecke
Eecke
Coordinates: 50°46′45″N 2°35′40″E / 50.7792°N 2.5944°E / 50.7792; 2.5944Coordinates: 50°46′45″N 2°35′40″E / 50.7792°N 2.5944°E / 50.7792; 2.5944
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Steenvoorde
Intercommunality pays des Géants
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Leconte
Area
 • Land1 10.29 km2 (3.97 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Population2 1,071
 • Population2 density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59189 / 59114
Elevation 24–66 m (79–217 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 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.

Eecke (from Flemish; Eke in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is 7 km (4.3 mi) northeast of Hazebrouck.

Eecke, watertower
Eecke, church: l'église Saint Wulmar et le Klockhuis


Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Eecke

The arms of Eecke are blazoned :
Gules, a saltire vair. (Le Doulieu and Eecke use the same arms.)




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