La Gorgue

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La Gorgue
La Gorgue2.jpg
Coat of arms of La Gorgue
Coat of arms
La Gorgue is located in France
La Gorgue
La Gorgue
Coordinates: 50°38′16″N 2°43′03″E / 50.6378°N 2.7175°E / 50.6378; 2.7175Coordinates: 50°38′16″N 2°43′03″E / 50.6378°N 2.7175°E / 50.6378; 2.7175
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Merville
Intercommunality Flandre Lys
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Mahieu
Area1 15.03 km2 (5.80 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 5,215
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59268 /59253
Elevation 12–19 m (39–62 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 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.

La Gorgue is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of La Gorgue
The arms of La Gorgue are blazoned :
Azure semy of escallops Or, on a chief argent, a demi-lion issuant from the line of division sable.

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