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Fontaine au Pire church.jpg
Coat of arms of Fontaine-au-Pire
Coat of arms
Fontaine-au-Pire is located in France
Coordinates: 50°07′50″N 3°22′32″E / 50.1306°N 3.3756°E / 50.1306; 3.3756Coordinates: 50°07′50″N 3°22′32″E / 50.1306°N 3.3756°E / 50.1306; 3.3756
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Carnières
Intercommunality Caudrésis–Catésis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Wecxsteen
Area1 7.57 km2 (2.92 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,110
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59243 /59157
Elevation 87–129 m (285–423 ft)
(avg. 126 m or 413 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.

Fontaine-au-Pire is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Fontaine-au-Pire
The arms of Fontaine-au-Pire are blazoned :

Azure, a mullet, and in chief a label of 3 points Or. (Abancourt and Fontaine-au-Pire use the same arms.)

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