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Coat of arms of Cartignies
Coat of arms
Cartignies is located in France
Coordinates: 50°05′36″N 3°50′48″E / 50.0933°N 3.8467°E / 50.0933; 3.8467Coordinates: 50°05′36″N 3°50′48″E / 50.0933°N 3.8467°E / 50.0933; 3.8467
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud
Intercommunality Deux Helpes
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joël Ratte
Area1 26.41 km2 (10.20 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,128
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59134 /59244
Elevation 140–213 m (459–699 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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


Arms of Cartignies
The arms of Cartignies are blazoned :

Bendy Or and gules. (Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Cartignies, Damousies, Dimechaux, Dimont, Felleries, Larouillies, Lomme, and Ramousies use the same arms.)

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