Féron

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Féron
Coat of arms of Féron
Coat of arms
Féron is located in France
Féron
Féron
Coordinates: 50°02′48″N 4°01′32″E / 50.0467°N 4.0256°E / 50.0467; 4.0256Coordinates: 50°02′48″N 4°01′32″E / 50.0467°N 4.0256°E / 50.0467; 4.0256
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Trélon
Intercommunality Action Fourmies et environs
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Baudry
Area
 • Land1 13.39 km2 (5.17 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 519
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59229 / 59610
Elevation 158–223 m (518–732 ft)
(avg. 172 m or 564 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.

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

It is around 3 km (1.9 mi) north of Fourmies. Its population in 1999 was 519. The current mayor is Jean-François Baudry. There is an annual festival "Féron'Arts".

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Féron
The arms of Féron are blazoned :

Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 3 fesses gules; 2&3: Argent, 3 wagoner's axes top 2 addorsed gules. [1](Bermerain, Étrœungt, Féron, Ferrière-la-Grande, Lez-Fontaine, Rousies, Solre-le-Château and Solrinnes use the same arms.)



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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arms of the families of Croÿ-Solre and Croÿ-Renty quartered

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