Eringhem

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Eringhem
Eringem
Commune
Location of Eringhem in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Location of Eringhem in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Coat of arms of Eringhem
Coat of arms
Eringhem is located in France
Eringhem
Eringhem
Coordinates: 50°53′49″N 2°20′39″E / 50.8969°N 2.3442°E / 50.8969; 2.3442Coordinates: 50°53′49″N 2°20′39″E / 50.8969°N 2.3442°E / 50.8969; 2.3442
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Wormhout
Intercommunality CC Hauts de Flandre
Government
 • Mayor Bernardin Crépin
Area1 11.53 km2 (4.45 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 419
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59200 /59470

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.

Eringhem (from Dutch; Eringem in modern Dutch) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is located about halfway between Dunkirk and Saint-Omer.

Its churchyard contains the graves of several Royal Air Force men, including Sir Arnold Wilson, who were killed in action in May 1940.

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections 2nd Round[edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Marine Le Pen FN 59.57
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 59.18
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 60.33
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 73.31

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Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Eringhem
The arms of Eringhem are blazoned :

Gyronny of 10 Or and azure, an inescutcheon gules. (Eringhem and Faumont use the same arms.)



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