Fournes-en-Weppes

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Fournes-en-Weppes
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Coat of arms of Fournes-en-Weppes
Coat of arms
Location of Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes is located in France
Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes is located in Hauts-de-France
Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonAnnœullin
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Herbaut
Area
1
8.22 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
2,183
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59250 /59134
Elevation26–43 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.

Heraldry[edit]

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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