Cantin

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Cantin
Cantin - Mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Cantin
Coat of arms
Cantin is located in France
Cantin
Cantin
Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°07′E / 50.31°N 3.12°E / 50.31; 3.12Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°07′E / 50.31°N 3.12°E / 50.31; 3.12
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Arleux
Intercommunality Douaisis
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christian Courtecuisse
Area1 9.32 km2 (3.60 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,328
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59126 / 59169
Elevation 37–76 m (121–249 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 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.

Cantin is a commune of the Hauts-de-France region in the Nord department in northern France.

It is 8 km (5.0 mi) southeast of Douai.

Population[edit]

Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2007
Population 912 1246 1395 1397 1373 1327 1449

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Cantin
The arms of Cantin are blazoned :
Vert, in dexter base an eagle volant bendwise argent and in canton a sun Or.



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