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Caëstre, church in the street
Caëstre, church in the street
Caëstre is located in France
Coordinates: 50°45′32″N 2°36′18″E / 50.7589°N 2.605°E / 50.7589; 2.605Coordinates: 50°45′32″N 2°36′18″E / 50.7589°N 2.605°E / 50.7589; 2.605
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Bailleul
Intercommunality l'Houtland
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Baron
Area1 10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,677
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59120 /59190
Elevation 24–62 m (79–203 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

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


Presidential Elections 2nd Round[edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron En Marche! 57.93
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 57.66
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 60.78
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 79.73



Arms of Caëstre
The arms of Caëstre are blazoned :

Or, a bordure azure, and on an inescutcheon argent, a lion gules armed, langued and crowned Or, within a bordure azure. (Caëstre and Berthen use the same arms.)

See also[edit]