La Madeleine, Nord

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La Madeleine
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of La Madeleine
Coat of arms
La Madeleine is located in France
La Madeleine
La Madeleine
Coordinates: 50°39′21″N 3°04′16″E / 50.6558°N 3.071°E / 50.6558; 3.071Coordinates: 50°39′21″N 3°04′16″E / 50.6558°N 3.071°E / 50.6558; 3.071
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Lille-1
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sébastien Leprêtre
Area1 2.84 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 22,399
 • Density 7,900/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59368 /59110
Elevation 16–38 m (52–125 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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 Madeleine is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is a suburb of the city of Lille, bordering it on its north side.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of La Madeleine
The arms of La Madeleine are blazoned :

Sable, an eagle argent, beaked and membered Or. (La Madeleine and Pont-à-Marcq use the same arms.)



History[edit]

In 1944, Pierre Marchant and Lucien Olivier, two members of the French resistance from La Madeleine, were killed near Hill 60 (Ypres) by Germans.

Education[edit]

Schools in the commune:

  • Public preschools (écoles maternelles): Anne Frank, Courbet, d'Hallendre, du Moulin - Alphonse Daudet, and Gaston Leclercq[1]
  • Public elementary schools: Victor Hugo, Louise de Bettignies, Kléber, and Edmond Rostand[1]
  • Private preschools and elementary schools: Institution Jeanne d’Arc and Ecole Sainte-Geneviève[1]
  • One public junior high school, Collège Flandre[2]
  • One private junior high school, Collège privé Saint-Jean[2]
  • One public senior high school, Lycée Valentine Labbé[2]

The École Japonaise du Nord-Pas-de-Calais (ノール=パ・ド・カレー日本人学校 Nōsu Pa do Karē Nihonjin Gakkō), a part-time Japanese supplementary school, is held in La Madeleine.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Maternelles et élémentaires ." La Madeleine, Nord. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Etablissements secondaires ." La Madeleine, Nord. Retrieved on September 4, 2016.
  3. ^ "欧州の補習授業校一覧(平成25年4月15日現在)" (Archive). Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Retrieved on May 10, 2014. "Ecole Japonaise du Nord-Pas de Calais 116,45 Rue du Maréchal Foch, 59110 La Madeleine FRANCE"

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