Merckeghem

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Merckeghem
Merckeghem is located in France
Merckeghem
Merckeghem
Coordinates: 50°51′44″N 2°17′48″E / 50.8622°N 2.2967°E / 50.8622; 2.2967Coordinates: 50°51′44″N 2°17′48″E / 50.8622°N 2.2967°E / 50.8622; 2.2967
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Wormhout
Intercommunality Yser
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Deram
Area
 • Land1 10.73 km2 (4.14 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 540
 • Population2 density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59397 / 59470
Elevation 0–63 m (0–207 ft)
(avg. 62 m or 203 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.

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

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Arms of Merckeghem
The arms of Merckeghem are blazoned :
Or, 2 croziers in saltire respectant gules, between 3 corbies sable and a mount vert.



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