Oxelaëre

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Oxelaëre
Okselare
Location within the arrondissement of Dunkerque
Location within the arrondissement of Dunkerque
Oxelaëre is located in France
Oxelaëre
Oxelaëre
Coordinates: 50°47′22″N 2°28′24″E / 50.7894°N 2.4733°E / 50.7894; 2.4733Coordinates: 50°47′22″N 2°28′24″E / 50.7894°N 2.4733°E / 50.7894; 2.4733
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Cassel
Intercommunality pays de Cassel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Dieusaert
Area
 • Land1 4.72 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 362
 • Population2 density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59454 / 59670
Elevation 29–103 m (95–338 ft)
(avg. 36 m or 118 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.

Oxelaëre (from Flemish; Okselare in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Oxelaëre

The arms of Oxelaëre are blazoned :
Chequy Or and gules. (Oxelaëre, Quesnoy-sur-Deûle and Sars-et-Rosières use the same arms.)




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