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Coudekerque-Branche is located in France
Coordinates: 51°01′31″N 2°23′30″E / 51.0253°N 2.3917°E / 51.0253; 2.3917Coordinates: 51°01′31″N 2°23′30″E / 51.0253°N 2.3917°E / 51.0253; 2.3917
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Coudekerque-Branche
Intercommunality Dunkerque grand littoral
 • Mayor (2008–2014) David Bailleul
Area1 9.14 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Population (2005)2 23,100
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59155 / 59210
Elevation 0–6 m (0–20 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.

Coudekerque-Branche is a commune of the Nord department in northern France.

It is the largest suburb of the city of Dunkerque, and is adjacent to it on the southeast. In the 1999 census, Coudekerque-Branche had a population of 24,152. The commune has a land area of 9.14 km² (3.529 sq mi).


Arms of Coudekerque-Branche
The arms of Coudekerque-Branche are blazoned :
Sable, a hedgehog argent crowned Or.

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