Grand-Fort-Philippe

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Grand-Fort-Philippe
The calvary in Grand-Fort-Philippe
The calvary in Grand-Fort-Philippe
Coat of arms of Grand-Fort-Philippe
Coat of arms
Location of Grand-Fort-Philippe
Grand-Fort-Philippe is located in France
Grand-Fort-Philippe
Grand-Fort-Philippe
Grand-Fort-Philippe is located in Hauts-de-France
Grand-Fort-Philippe
Grand-Fort-Philippe
Coordinates: 50°59′N 2°07′E / 50.99°N 2.11°E / 50.99; 2.11Coordinates: 50°59′N 2°07′E / 50.99°N 2.11°E / 50.99; 2.11
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkirk
CantonGrande-Synthe
IntercommunalityCommunauté urbaine de Dunkerque
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Sony Clinquart
Area
1
3.13 km2 (1.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,130
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59272 /59153
Elevation3–10 m (9.8–32.8 ft)
(avg. 5 m or 16 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Grand-Fort-Philippe (Dutch: Groot-Filipsfort) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

History[edit]

The commune of Grand-Fort-Philippe was created in 1884, but the town had existed for a long time before that.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Grand-Fort-Philippe
The arms of Grand-Fort-Philippe are blazoned :
Or, a lion sable, within a bordure Or. The shield over an anchor sable (?)



Demography[edit]

At the creation of the commune, in 1884, the population was of 2,641 inhabitants. In 1990, they were 6,477 inhabitants, and in 2006, 5,582.

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections 2nd Round[edit]

Election Candidate Party %
2017 Marine Le Pen FN 64.10
2012 François Hollande PS 59.87
2007 Ségolène Royal PS 52.51
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 71.86

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/nord-pas-de-calais-picardie/nord,59/grand-fort-philippe,59272/elections/presidentielle-2017/