Croix, Nord

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Croix
Saint Martin Church
Saint Martin Church
Coat of arms of Croix
Coat of arms
Location of Croix
Croix is located in France
Croix
Croix
Croix is located in Hauts-de-France
Croix
Croix
Coordinates: 50°40′41″N 3°09′03″E / 50.6781°N 3.1508°E / 50.6781; 3.1508Coordinates: 50°40′41″N 3°09′03″E / 50.6781°N 3.1508°E / 50.6781; 3.1508
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonCroix
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Régis Cauche
Area
1
4.44 km2 (1.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
21,567
 • Density4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59163 /59170
Elevation20–48 m (66–157 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is located northeast of the city of Lille about 7 km (4.3 mi) from the centre.

The headquarters of Auchan, a hypermarket chain, are located in Croix.[2]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Croix
The arms of Croix are blazoned :

Argent, a cross azure. (Croix, Clairfayts and Marcq-en-Barœul use the same arms.)



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Head office / Group Archived 2010-02-02 at the Wayback Machine." Auchan. Retrieved on 20 September 2009.

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