Warlaing

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Warlaing
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Warlaing
Coat of arms
Warlaing is located in France
Warlaing
Warlaing
Coordinates: 50°24′40″N 3°19′34″E / 50.4111°N 3.3261°E / 50.4111; 3.3261Coordinates: 50°24′40″N 3°19′34″E / 50.4111°N 3.3261°E / 50.4111; 3.3261
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Marchiennes
Intercommunality Cœur d'Ostrevent
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrice Bricout
Area
 • Land1 3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 461
 • Population2 density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59642 / 59870
Elevation 16–19 m (52–62 ft)
(avg. 17 m or 56 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Warlaing
The arms of Warlaing are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)



Sites and monuments[edit]

  • Church of our Lady of the Assumption, built around 1852 by Lille architect Charles Leroy, who was the designer of many religious buildings in northern France, including the Notre-Dame de la Treille cathedral.
  • The Château de Warlaing, now in ruins, was destroyed by the armies of Louis XIV.
  • The Scarpe, its lock and bridge.

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