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Ghissignies eglise.jpg
Coat of arms of Ghissignies
Coat of arms
Ghissignies is located in France
Coordinates: 50°13′38″N 3°37′04″E / 50.2272°N 3.6178°E / 50.2272; 3.6178Coordinates: 50°13′38″N 3°37′04″E / 50.2272°N 3.6178°E / 50.2272; 3.6178
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Le Quesnoy-Est
Intercommunality Quercitain
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Deudon
Area1 4.52 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 423
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59259 / 59530
Elevation 82–134 m (269–440 ft)
(avg. 116 m or 381 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.

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


Arms of Ghissignies
The arms of Ghissignies are blazoned :

Azure, semy de lys Or dimidiated with Vert, a fess argent. (Ghissignies and Haspres use the same arms.)

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