Merris

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Merris
Merris is located in France
Merris
Merris
Coordinates: 50°42′59″N 2°39′40″E / 50.7164°N 2.6611°E / 50.7164; 2.6611Coordinates: 50°42′59″N 2°39′40″E / 50.7164°N 2.6611°E / 50.7164; 2.6611
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Bailleul-Sud-Ouest
Intercommunality Monts de Flandres - Plaine de la Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jocelyne Duez
Area
 • Land1 10.09 km2 (3.90 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 957
 • Population2 density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59399 / 59270
Elevation 18–61 m (59–200 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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.

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

It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) west-northwest of Armentières, and about 20 km (12 mi) north of Béthune.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Merris
The arms of Merris are blazoned :

Argent, 3 horns sable tied gules. (Hardifort, Merris and Oudezeele use the same arms.)



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