La Madeleine, Nord

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La Madeleine
Town hall
Town hall
La Madeleine is located in France
La Madeleine
La Madeleine
Coordinates: 50°39′21″N 3°04′16″E / 50.6558°N 3.071°E / 50.6558; 3.071Coordinates: 50°39′21″N 3°04′16″E / 50.6558°N 3.071°E / 50.6558; 3.071
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Lille-Nord
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sébastien Leprêtre
Area1 2.84 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 22,399
 • Density 7,900/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59368 / 59110
Elevation 16–38 m (52–125 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

La Madeleine is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is a suburb of the city of Lille, bordering it on its north side.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of La Madeleine
The arms of La Madeleine are blazoned :

Sable, an eagle argent, beaked and membered Or. (La Madeleine and Pont-à-Marcq use the same arms.)



Education[edit]

The École Japonaise du Nord-Pas-de-Calais (ノール=パ・ド・カレー日本人学校 Nōsu Pa do Karē Nihonjin Gakkō), a part-time Japanese supplementary school, is held in La Madeleine.[1]

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External links[edit]

  1. ^ "欧州の補習授業校一覧(平成25年4月15日現在)" (Archive). Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Retrieved on May 10, 2014. "Ecole Japonaise du Nord-Pas de Calais 116,45 Rue du Maréchal Foch, 59110 La Madeleine FRANCE"