Bray-Dunes

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Bray-Dunes
Bray-Duunen
The promenade at Bray-Dunes
The promenade at Bray-Dunes
Flag of Bray-Dunes
Coat of arms of Bray-Dunes
Location of Bray-Dunes
Bray-Dunes is located in France
Bray-Dunes
Bray-Dunes
Bray-Dunes is located in Hauts-de-France
Bray-Dunes
Bray-Dunes
Coordinates: 51°04′18″N 2°31′42″E / 51.0717°N 2.5283°E / 51.0717; 2.5283Coordinates: 51°04′18″N 2°31′42″E / 51.0717°N 2.5283°E / 51.0717; 2.5283
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonDunkerque-2
IntercommunalityDunkerque
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Christine Gilloots
Area
1
8.57 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
4,495
 • Density520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59107 /59123
Elevation0–29 m (0–95 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Bray-Dunes (French pronunciation: ​[bʁɛ dyn]; West Flemish: Bray-Duunn) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.[2] It is situated on the Belgian border, with Adinkerke being the closest Belgian town. It is the northernmost commune and the northernmost point in all of France (mainland and overseas territories).

Bray-Dunes was the site of many casualties during World War II as a result of the Dunkirk evacuation.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20064,666—    
20074,681+0.3%
20084,652−0.6%
20094,688+0.8%
20104,666−0.5%
20114,637−0.6%
20124,609−0.6%
20134,658+1.1%
20144,662+0.1%
20154,599−1.4%
20164,541−1.3%
Range

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bray-Dunes
The arms of Bray-Dunes are blazoned:
Azure, an anchor with hawser, in sinister chief a mullet of 6 argent, on a chief ermine, a bend gules charged with 3 escallops Or.



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ INSEE commune file

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