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Hestrud is located in France
Coordinates: 50°12′00″N 4°09′08″E / 50.2°N 4.1522°E / 50.2; 4.1522Coordinates: 50°12′00″N 4°09′08″E / 50.2°N 4.1522°E / 50.2; 4.1522
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Solre-le-Château
Intercommunality Vallées de la Solre, de la Thure et de l'Helpe
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pierre Herbet
Area1 6.09 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 275
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59306 / 59740
Elevation 165–232 m (541–761 ft)
(avg. 177 m or 581 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.

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


Arms of Hestrud
The arms of Hestrud are blazoned :

Or, a bend gules. (Hestrud and Maulde use the same arms.)

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