Ghyvelde in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
|• Mayor (2016–2020)||Jean Decool|
|Area1||35.92 km2 (13.87 sq mi)|
|• Density||110/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||59260 / 59254|
|Elevation||0–25 m (0–82 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 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.
Ghyvelde (Dutch: Gijvelde) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is located at the North Sea and at the Belgian border. It is, apart from Bray-Dunes, the most northern commune of France. The E40/A16 passes through the commune. On 1 January 2016, the former commune Les Moëres was merged into Ghyvelde.
|The arms of Ghyvelde are blazoned :
Ermine, on a bend gules, 3 escallops bendwise Or. (Ghyvelde and Hondschoote use the same arms.)
- Arrêté préfectoral 30 November 2015 (French)
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