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Holque in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Holque in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Coat of arms of Holque
Coat of arms
Holque is located in France
Coordinates: 50°51′18″N 2°12′15″E / 50.855°N 2.2042°E / 50.855; 2.2042Coordinates: 50°51′18″N 2°12′15″E / 50.855°N 2.2042°E / 50.855; 2.2042
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Bourbourg
Intercommunality Colme
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Cadart
Area1 3.81 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 894
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59307 /59143
Elevation 1–5 m (3.3–16.4 ft)
(avg. 11 m or 36 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.

Holque (from Flemish; Holke in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Holque
The arms of Holque are blazoned :
Azure, a madonna proper vested and haloed argent and Or, sitting on an antique throne Or, holding in her right hand a sceptre and in her left the baby Jesus, haloed Or and vested argent.

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