Leers

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Leers
Commune
Leers rue eglise.jpg
Coat of arms of Leers
Coat of arms
Leers is located in France
Leers
Leers
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Leers is located in Hauts-de-France
Leers
Leers
Coordinates: 50°40′57″N 3°14′41″E / 50.6825°N 3.2447°E / 50.6825; 3.2447Coordinates: 50°40′57″N 3°14′41″E / 50.6825°N 3.2447°E / 50.6825; 3.2447
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Roubaix-2
Intercommunality Métropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Van Belle
Area1 5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 9,651
 • Density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59339 /59115
Elevation 16–37 m (52–121 ft)
(avg. 37 m or 121 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.

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

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole, and is about 15 km (9.3 mi) northeast of Lille.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Leers
The arms of Leers are blazoned :

Sable, 4 keys argent. (Leers and Saint-Pierre-Brouck use the same arms.)



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