Hoymille

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Hoymille
Hooimille
Hoymille in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Hoymille in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Hoymille is located in France
Hoymille
Hoymille
Coordinates: 50°58′40″N 2°27′05″E / 50.9778°N 2.4514°E / 50.9778; 2.4514Coordinates: 50°58′40″N 2°27′05″E / 50.9778°N 2.4514°E / 50.9778; 2.4514
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Bergues
Intercommunality Canton of Bergues
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Sylvie Desmarescaux
Area
 • Land1 5.53 km2 (2.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 3,086
 • Population2 density 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59319 / 59492
Elevation 1.25–12 m (4.1–39.4 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

Hoymille (from Flemish; Hooimille in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. As well, Hoymille is a village situated next to the cities of Bergues and Wormhout. The city hosts an annual carnival at the end February. The local church is St Gérard's.

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Arms of Hoymille
The arms of Hoymille are blazoned :
Or, a chief chequy azure and argent.



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