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Eglise Frelinghien - 1.JPG
Coat of arms of Frelinghien
Coat of arms
Frelinghien is located in France
Coordinates: 50°42′45″N 2°56′06″E / 50.7125°N 2.935°E / 50.7125; 2.935Coordinates: 50°42′45″N 2°56′06″E / 50.7125°N 2.935°E / 50.7125; 2.935
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Armentières
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Pacaux
Area1 11.27 km2 (4.35 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,395
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59252 /59236
Elevation 14–20 m (46–66 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

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

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.


Arms of Frelinghien
The arms of Frelinghien are blazoned :
Azure, the name 'Frelinghien' bendwise argent between 2 bendlets Or, and in sinister canton on an inescutcheon Or a lion sable.

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