Wavrin

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Wavrin
Wavrin is located in France
Wavrin
Wavrin
Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 2°56′23″E / 50.5742°N 2.9397°E / 50.5742; 2.9397Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 2°56′23″E / 50.5742°N 2.9397°E / 50.5742; 2.9397
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Haubourdin
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Davoine
Area
 • Land1 13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 7,633
 • Population2 density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59653 / 59136
Elevation 18–40 m (59–131 ft)
(avg. 22 m or 72 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.

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

Its foundation was around the year 1020.

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.

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Arms of Wavrin

The arms of Wavrin are blazoned :
Azure, an inescutcheon argent. (Gouzeaucourt, Saint-Jean-de-Vals, Ramburelles, Saint-Menge, Colombey-les-Belles and Ostreville use the same arms.)




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