Obrechies

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Obrechies
Coat of arms of Obrechies
Coat of arms
Obrechies is located in France
Obrechies
Obrechies
Coordinates: 50°13′14″N 4°01′36″E / 50.2206°N 4.0267°E / 50.2206; 4.0267Coordinates: 50°13′14″N 4°01′36″E / 50.2206°N 4.0267°E / 50.2206; 4.0267
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge-Sud
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Duveaux
Area
 • Land1 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 255
 • Population2 density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59442 / 59680
Elevation 138–207 m (453–679 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Obrechies
The arms of Obrechies are blazoned :

Azure, 3 fleurs de lys Or. (France and the communes of Estreux, Obrechies use the same arms.)



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