Râches

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Râches
Coat of arms of Râches
Coat of arms
Râches is located in France
Râches
Râches
Coordinates: 50°25′03″N 3°08′15″E / 50.4175°N 3.1375°E / 50.4175; 3.1375Coordinates: 50°25′03″N 3°08′15″E / 50.4175°N 3.1375°E / 50.4175; 3.1375
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Douai-Nord-Est
Intercommunality Douaisis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Second
Area
 • Land1 4.87 km2 (1.88 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 2,813
 • Population2 density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59486 / 59194
Elevation 17–44 m (56–144 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Râches

The arms of Râches are blazoned :
Or, a lion gules, armed and langued azure. (cf Pont-l'Abbé, Escarmain and Haussy)




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