Leffrinckoucke

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Leffrinckoucke
The beach at Leffrinckoucke
The beach at Leffrinckoucke
Coat of arms of Leffrinckoucke
Location of Leffrinckoucke
Leffrinckoucke is located in France
Leffrinckoucke
Leffrinckoucke
Leffrinckoucke is located in Hauts-de-France
Leffrinckoucke
Leffrinckoucke
Coordinates: 51°03′12″N 2°26′42″E / 51.05330°N 2.445000°E / 51.05330; 2.445000Coordinates: 51°03′12″N 2°26′42″E / 51.05330°N 2.445000°E / 51.05330; 2.445000
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonDunkerque-2
IntercommunalityCU Dunkerque
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Olivier Ryckebusch[1]
Area
1
7.28 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
4,207
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Leffrinckouckois (es)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59340 /59495
Elevation0–23 m (0–75 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Leffrinckoucke (French pronunciation: ​[ləfʁɛ̃kuk]; Dutch: Leffrinkhoeke) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.[3]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Leffrinckoucke
The arms of Leffrinckoucke are blazoned :
Chequy argent and azure, a toothed wheel sable pierced gules, above and between 2 stalks of wheat in saltire Or, on a chief wavy Or fimbriated azure, a lion passant sable armed and langued gules.



Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20064,571—    
20074,517−1.2%
20084,456−1.4%
20094,517+1.4%
20104,482−0.8%
20114,446−0.8%
20124,411−0.8%
20134,366−1.0%
20144,306−1.4%
20154,293−0.3%
20164,277−0.4%

Twin towns[edit]

Leffrinckoucke is twinned with:

In popular culture[edit]

The end scenes of the film Rosalie Blum were filmed at Leffrinckoucke in May 2015.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file