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Drincham - Eglise Saint-Wandrille.jpg
Coat of arms of Drincham
Coat of arms
Drincham is located in France
Coordinates: 50°54′24″N 2°18′36″E / 50.9067°N 2.31°E / 50.9067; 2.31Coordinates: 50°54′24″N 2°18′36″E / 50.9067°N 2.31°E / 50.9067; 2.31
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Grande-Synthe
Intercommunality la Colme
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Luc Waymel
Area1 3.38 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 210
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59182 /59630
Elevation 1–15 m (3.3–49.2 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 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.

Drincham (from Flemish; Drinkam in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Drincham is about 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Dunkirk.


Presidential Elections 2nd Round[edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron En Marche! 52.70
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 56.89
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 60.12
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 72.41



Arms of Drincham
The arms of Drincham are blazoned :
Chequy argent and azure, a bordure gules.

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