Eccles, Nord

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Eccles (Nord, Fr) mairie.jpg
Coat of arms of Eccles
Coat of arms
Eccles is located in France
Coordinates: 50°12′21″N 4°06′10″E / 50.2058°N 4.1027°E / 50.2058; 4.1027Coordinates: 50°12′21″N 4°06′10″E / 50.2058°N 4.1027°E / 50.2058; 4.1027
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Solre-le-Château
Intercommunality Vallées de la Solre, de la Thure et de l'Helpe
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Ansiaux
Area1 3.54 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 111
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59186 /59740
Elevation 170–223 m (558–732 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

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

It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) southeast of Maubeuge.


Arms of Eccles
The arms of Eccles are blazoned :

Argent, 3 lions gules, armed, langued and crowned Or. (Eccles, Nord and Villers-Sire-Nicole use the same arms.)

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