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Hérin (Nord, Fr) mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Hérin
Coat of arms
Hérin is located in France
Coordinates: 50°21′19″N 3°27′11″E / 50.3553°N 3.4531°E / 50.3553; 3.4531Coordinates: 50°21′19″N 3°27′11″E / 50.3553°N 3.4531°E / 50.3553; 3.4531
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes
Intercommunality Porte du Hainaut
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Degros
Area1 4.48 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,939
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59302 /59195
Elevation 36–115 m (118–377 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.

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


Arms of Hérin
The arms of Hérin are blazoned :

Azure, semy de lys Or. = France Ancient (Ansacq, Brillon, Escaudain, Escautpont, Hélesmes, Hérin, Lecelles, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Lourches, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Rosult, Rumegies and Wignehies use the same arms.)

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