|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Gérard Vignoble (NC)|
|• Land1||6.86 km2 (2.65 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||59646 / 59290|
|Elevation||18–47 m (59–154 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.
The town originally had a Flemish name; it was written as Waskenhal in the 11th century.
Wasquehal has an area of 6.86 km2 (2.65 sq mi) and a population density of 2,702.8/km².
|The arms of Wasquehal are blazoned :
Chequy argent and gules, each argent piece charged with an ermine spot sable. or, more simply, Chequy ermine and gules.
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
Wasquehal is twinned with Beyne-Heusay (Belgium)
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