Faches-Thumesnil

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Faches-Thumesnil
The town hall in Faches-Thumesnil
The town hall in Faches-Thumesnil
Coat of arms of Faches-Thumesnil
Coat of arms
Location of Faches-Thumesnil
Faches-Thumesnil is located in France
Faches-Thumesnil
Faches-Thumesnil
Faches-Thumesnil is located in Hauts-de-France
Faches-Thumesnil
Faches-Thumesnil
Coordinates: 50°35′58″N 3°04′28″E / 50.5994°N 3.0744°E / 50.5994; 3.0744Coordinates: 50°35′58″N 3°04′28″E / 50.5994°N 3.0744°E / 50.5994; 3.0744
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonFaches-Thumesnil
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Nicolas Lebas
Area
1
4.62 km2 (1.78 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
17,719
 • Density3,800/km2 (9,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59220 /59155
Elevation30–58 m (98–190 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Faches-Thumesnil is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is a suburb south of Lille and forms part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200616,356—    
200716,680+2.0%
200816,658−0.1%
200916,928+1.6%
201017,407+2.8%
201117,590+1.1%
201217,476−0.6%
201317,497+0.1%
201417,455−0.2%
201517,381−0.4%
201617,591+1.2%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Faches-Thumesnil
The arms of Faches-Thumesnil are blazoned :
Quarterly 1&4: Sable, 6 bezants, overall a lion Or, armed and langued gules (derived from Faches); 2&3 Azure, an inescutcheon argent and in chief 3 mullets of 5 Or(Thumesnil). (Faches' original arms were bezanty, not 6 bezants. # reduced in the quartering.)



Faches Thumesnil is twinned with the market town of St.Neots in Cambridgeshire, England, and with the town of Naousa, Greece.

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References[edit]


  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.