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Houdain-lez-Bavay (Nord, Fr) mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Houdain-lez-Bavay
Coat of arms
Houdain-lez-Bavay is located in France
Coordinates: 50°18′54″N 3°47′07″E / 50.315°N 3.7853°E / 50.315; 3.7853Coordinates: 50°18′54″N 3°47′07″E / 50.315°N 3.7853°E / 50.315; 3.7853
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Bavay
Intercommunality Bavaisis
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Ruter
Area1 12.18 km2 (4.70 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 911
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59315 / 59570
Elevation 94–147 m (308–482 ft)
(avg. 136 m or 446 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.

Houdain-lez-Bavay is a communes in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Houdain-lez-Bavay
The arms of Houdain-lez-Bavay are blazoned :
Or, a chief bendy gules and argent.

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