Eth, Nord

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Vue eth.JPG
Coat of arms of Eth
Coat of arms
Eth is located in France
Coordinates: 50°19′36″N 3°40′08″E / 50.3267°N 3.6689°E / 50.3267; 3.6689Coordinates: 50°19′36″N 3°40′08″E / 50.3267°N 3.6689°E / 50.3267; 3.6689
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Le Quesnoy-Ouest
Intercommunality Quercitain
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Ramette
Area1 2.84 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 327
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59217 /59144
Elevation 59–107 m (194–351 ft)
(avg. 87 m or 285 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.

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

It is about 10 km (6.2 mi) east-southeast of Valenciennes. Residents are called Ethois (feminine plural Ethoises).


Arms of Eth
The arms of Eth are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)

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More information about Eth[edit]

Eth ( French page ) with pictures