Ronchin

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Ronchin
Ronchin is located in France
Ronchin
Ronchin
Coordinates: 50°36′19″N 3°05′19″E / 50.6053°N 3.0886°E / 50.6053; 3.0886Coordinates: 50°36′19″N 3°05′19″E / 50.6053°N 3.0886°E / 50.6053; 3.0886
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Lille-Sud-Est
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Rabary
Area1 5.42 km2 (2.09 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 17,999
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59507 / 59790
Elevation 28–57 m (92–187 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

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

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.

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Arms of Ronchin
The arms of Ronchin are blazoned :

Or, on an escarbuncle sable a ruby gules. (Abscon, Beuvry-la-Forêt, Erre, Fenain, Marchiennes, Ronchin, Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes and Wandignies-Hamage use the same arms.)



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