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Fournes-en-Weppes bourg.JPG
Coat of arms of Fournes-en-Weppes
Coat of arms
Fournes-en-Weppes is located in France
Coordinates: 50°35′09″N 2°53′24″E / 50.5858°N 2.89°E / 50.5858; 2.89Coordinates: 50°35′09″N 2°53′24″E / 50.5858°N 2.89°E / 50.5858; 2.89
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton La Bassée
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Herbaut
Area1 8.22 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,009
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59250 /59134
Elevation 26–43 m (85–141 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Fournes-en-Weppes is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole. Hitler spent half of his war time service in World War I here.


Arms of Fournes-en-Weppes
The arms of Fournes-en-Weppes are blazoned :

Bendy argent and gules. (La Flamengrie, Fournes-en-Weppes and Wargnies-le-Grand use the same arms.)

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