Les Rues-des-Vignes

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Les Rues-des-Vignes
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Coat of arms of Les Rues-des-Vignes
Coat of arms
Les Rues-des-Vignes is located in France
Les Rues-des-Vignes
Les Rues-des-Vignes
Coordinates: 50°05′43″N 3°14′25″E / 50.0953°N 3.2403°E / 50.0953; 3.2403Coordinates: 50°05′43″N 3°14′25″E / 50.0953°N 3.2403°E / 50.0953; 3.2403
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Le Cateau-Cambrésis
Intercommunality Vallée de Vinchy
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Duchemin
Area1 17.85 km2 (6.89 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 697
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59517 /59258
Elevation 62–146 m (203–479 ft)
(avg. 103 m or 338 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.

Les Rues-des-Vignes (called Vinchy in the Middle Ages) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Vinchy was the site of a famous battle of the then-rising Charles Martel in spring 717.

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