Uxem

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Uxem
Uksem
Saint-Amand Church in Uxem
Saint-Amand Church in Uxem
Uxem is located in France
Uxem
Uxem
Coordinates: 51°01′20″N 2°29′02″E / 51.0222°N 2.4839°E / 51.0222; 2.4839Coordinates: 51°01′20″N 2°29′02″E / 51.0222°N 2.4839°E / 51.0222; 2.4839
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Dunkerque-Est
Intercommunality Flandre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André-Pierre Becquet
Area
 • Land1 8.27 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 1,076
 • Population2 density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59605 / 59229
Elevation −2–3 m (−6.6–9.8 ft)
(avg. 0 m or 0 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.

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

It is 8 km (5.0 mi) east of Dunkirk.

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Arms of Uxem

The arms of Uxem are blazoned :
Gules, 3 leopards Or impaled with Checky argent and azure, a canton ermine.




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