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Faumont (Nord, Fr) mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Faumont
Coat of arms
Faumont is located in France
Coordinates: 50°27′40″N 3°08′17″E / 50.461°N 3.138°E / 50.461; 3.138Coordinates: 50°27′40″N 3°08′17″E / 50.461°N 3.138°E / 50.461; 3.138
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Orchies
Intercommunality Douaisis
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Frémon
Area1 9.58 km2 (3.70 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,949
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59222 / 59310
Elevation 27–46 m (89–151 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

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


Arms of Faumont
The arms of Faumont are blazoned :

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

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