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Coat of arms of Escaudain
Coat of arms
Escaudain is located in France
Coordinates: 50°20′06″N 3°20′35″E / 50.335°N 3.343°E / 50.335; 3.343Coordinates: 50°20′06″N 3°20′35″E / 50.335°N 3.343°E / 50.335; 3.343
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Denain
Intercommunality Porte du Hainaut
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jacky Laure
Area1 9.97 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 9,328
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59205 /59124
Elevation 31–51 m (102–167 ft)
(avg. 41 m or 135 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.

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


Arms of Escaudain
The arms of Escaudain are blazoned :

Azure, semy de lys Or. = France Ancient (Ansacq, Brillon, Escaudain, Escautpont, Hélesmes, Hérin, Lecelles, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Lourches, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Rosult, Rumegies and Wignehies use the same arms.)

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