Houplines

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Houplines
The town hall in Houplines
The town hall in Houplines
Coat of arms of Houplines
Coat of arms
Location of Houplines
Houplines is located in France
Houplines
Houplines
Houplines is located in Hauts-de-France
Houplines
Houplines
Coordinates: 50°41′29″N 2°54′37″E / 50.6914°N 2.9103°E / 50.6914; 2.9103Coordinates: 50°41′29″N 2°54′37″E / 50.6914°N 2.9103°E / 50.6914; 2.9103
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonArmentières
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-François Legrand
Area
1
11.32 km2 (4.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
7,952
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59317 /59116
Elevation12–20 m (39–66 ft)
(avg. 14 m or 46 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.

Adjoining the communal (village) cemetery is the Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission maintained cemetery containing the graves of 466 identified casualties, 465 of them Commonwealth servicemen who lost their lives in the area around the village during the First World War.

Houplines maintains a partnership arrangement with the German community of Kirchhundem.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Houplines
The arms of Houplines are blazoned :

Sable, a chief argent. (Ennetières-en-Weppes, Houplines and Sailly-lez-Lannoy use the same arms.)



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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.