Fresnes-sur-Escaut

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Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Coat of arms of Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Coat of arms
Fresnes-sur-Escaut is located in France
Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Coordinates: 50°26′03″N 3°34′40″E / 50.4342°N 3.5778°E / 50.4342; 3.5778Coordinates: 50°26′03″N 3°34′40″E / 50.4342°N 3.5778°E / 50.4342; 3.5778
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Condé-sur-l'Escaut
Intercommunality Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Luc Coppin
Area
 • Land1 11.77 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 7,607
 • Population2 density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59253 / 59970
Elevation 15–27 m (49–89 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

Fresnes-sur-Escaut is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Fresnes-sur-Escaut

The arms of Fresnes-sur-Escaut are blazoned :
Gules, a chief Or. (La Neuville, Fresnes-sur-Escaut, Ostricourt, Phalempin and Sainghin-en-Weppes use the same arms.)




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