Ghyvelde

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Ghyvelde
Gijvelde
Commune
Ghyvelde in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Ghyvelde in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Coat of arms of Ghyvelde
Coat of arms
Ghyvelde is located in France
Ghyvelde
Ghyvelde
Coordinates: 51°03′08″N 2°31′41″E / 51.0522°N 2.5281°E / 51.0522; 2.5281Coordinates: 51°03′08″N 2°31′41″E / 51.0522°N 2.5281°E / 51.0522; 2.5281
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Dunkerque-2
Intercommunality Flandre
Government
 • Mayor (2016–2020) Jean Decool
Area1 35.92 km2 (13.87 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 4,130
 • 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 on the Belgian border, and just inland from the North Sea. It is, after Bray-Dunes, the second 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.[1]

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Presidential Elections 2nd Round[edit]

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Election Candidate Party %
2017 Marine Le Pen FN 52.67
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 50.03
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 55.94
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 75.46

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Ghyvelde
The arms of Ghyvelde are blazoned :

Ermine, on a bend gules, 3 escallops bendwise Or. (Ghyvelde and Hondschoote use the same arms.)



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