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Coat of arms of Grand-Fayt
Coat of arms
Grand-Fayt is located in France
Coordinates: 50°06′51″N 3°48′09″E / 50.1142°N 3.8025°E / 50.1142; 3.8025Coordinates: 50°06′51″N 3°48′09″E / 50.1142°N 3.8025°E / 50.1142; 3.8025
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud
Intercommunality Deux Helpes
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Gaveriaux
Area1 8.8 km2 (3.4 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 446
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59270 / 59244
Elevation 135–191 m (443–627 ft)
(avg. 146 m or 479 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.

Grand-Fayt is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Grand-Fayt
The arms of Grand-Fayt are blazoned :

Argent, 3 fesses gules. (Boulogne-sur-Helpe and Petit-Fayt use the same arms.)

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