Comines, Nord

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Comines
Town hall and belfry
Town hall and belfry
Coat of arms of Comines
Coat of arms
Location of Comines
Comines is located in France
Comines
Comines
Comines is located in Hauts-de-France
Comines
Comines
Coordinates: 50°45′42″N 3°00′31″E / 50.7616°N 3.0086°E / 50.7616; 3.0086Coordinates: 50°45′42″N 3°00′31″E / 50.7616°N 3.0086°E / 50.7616; 3.0086
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonLambersart
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Detournay
Area
1
16.02 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
12,420
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59152 /59560
Elevation11–24 m (36–79 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

Comines (Dutch: Komen) is a commune of the Nord department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The town of Comines sits on the Franco-Belgian border and is split into two parts: Comines (France) and Comines (Belgium), part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Comines
The arms of Comines are blazoned :
Argent, a key palewise sable between 5 cinqfoils gules 2,2,1.



Sights[edit]

The belfry of Comines is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the Belfries of Belgium and France.

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