Crespin, Nord

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Crespin
Coat of arms of Crespin
Coat of arms
Crespin is located in France
Crespin
Crespin
Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 3°39′44″E / 50.4208°N 3.6622°E / 50.4208; 3.6622Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 3°39′44″E / 50.4208°N 3.6622°E / 50.4208; 3.6622
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Condé-sur-l'Escaut
Intercommunality Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Dée
Area1 9.94 km2 (3.84 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,458
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59160 / 59154
Elevation 16–32 m (52–105 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

Crespin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. The town of Crespin was founded in 648 with the building of the Crespin Abbey by Saint Landelin.

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Arms of Crespin
The arms of Crespin are blazoned :
Azure, fretty argent.



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