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Coat of arms of Feignies
Coat of arms
Feignies is located in France
Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 3°55′08″E / 50.3031°N 3.9189°E / 50.3031; 3.9189Coordinates: 50°18′11″N 3°55′08″E / 50.3031°N 3.9189°E / 50.3031; 3.9189
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Bavay
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Jarosz
Area1 18.8 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 7,183
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59225 /59750
Elevation 130–161 m (427–528 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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

Feignies is twinned with the English village of Keyworth.


Arms of Feignies
The arms of Feignies are blazoned :

Or, a lion sable armed and langued gules. ('Flanders' and the communes of Thourotte, Crépy-en-Valois, Bollezeele, Feignies, Flines-lez-Raches and Wormhout use the same arms.)

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