Morbecque

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Morbecque
Moerbeke
Coat of arms of Morbecque
Coat of arms
Morbecque is located in France
Morbecque
Morbecque
Coordinates: 50°41′39″N 2°31′06″E / 50.6942°N 2.5183°E / 50.6942; 2.5183Coordinates: 50°41′39″N 2°31′06″E / 50.6942°N 2.5183°E / 50.6942; 2.5183
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Hazebrouck-Sud
Intercommunality Voie romaine
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Max Herbaux
Area
 • Land1 44.34 km2 (17.12 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 2,669
 • Population2 density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59416 / 59190
Elevation 15–69 m (49–226 ft)
(avg. 34 m or 112 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.

Morbecque (Dutch: Moerbeke) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Morbecque

The arms of Morbecque are blazoned:
Azure, a fess Or. (Beaurepaire-sur-Sambre, Borre, Morbecque, Prisches, Cazilhac and Aubière use the same arms.)




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