Hondeghem

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Hondeghem
Hondegem
Hondeghem in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Hondeghem in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Coat of arms of Hondeghem
Coat of arms
Hondeghem is located in France
Hondeghem
Hondeghem
Coordinates: 50°45′27″N 2°31′19″E / 50.7575°N 2.5219°E / 50.7575; 2.5219Coordinates: 50°45′27″N 2°31′19″E / 50.7575°N 2.5219°E / 50.7575; 2.5219
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Hazebrouck-Nord
Intercommunality Houtland
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Laczny
Area1 12.6 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 936
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59308 /59190
Elevation 24–57 m (79–187 ft)
(avg. 41 m or 135 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Hondeghem
The arms of Hondeghem are blazoned :
Argent, a fess embattled counterembattled gules.



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