Hamel, Nord

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Coat of arms of Hamel
Coat of arms
Hamel is located in France
Coordinates: 50°16′51″N 3°04′29″E / 50.2808°N 3.0747°E / 50.2808; 3.0747Coordinates: 50°16′51″N 3°04′29″E / 50.2808°N 3.0747°E / 50.2808; 3.0747
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Arleux
Intercommunality Douaisis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Halle
Area1 3.59 km2 (1.39 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 738
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59280 / 59151
Elevation 36–67 m (118–220 ft)
(avg. 129 m or 423 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.

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


Arms of Hamel
The arms of Hamel are blazoned :
Vert, a chief ermine.

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