Millam

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Millam
Millam in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Millam in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Millam is located in France
Millam
Millam
Coordinates: 50°51′N 2°15′E / 50.85°N 2.25°E / 50.85; 2.25Coordinates: 50°51′N 2°15′E / 50.85°N 2.25°E / 50.85; 2.25
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Bourbourg
Intercommunality Colme
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Marie Burie
Area
 • Land1 12.44 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 648
 • Population2 density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59402 / 59143
Elevation −0.5–54 m (−1.6–177.2 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

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

A chapel dedicated to the Mercian Saint Mildrith (Mildred), Abbess of Minster-in-Thanet, who is said to have stayed there, exists in Millam, but is privately owned and not easily visited.

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Arms of Millam
The arms of Millam are blazoned :
Gules, on a chief argent 3 martlets of the first.



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