Lesquin

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Lesquin
The town hall in Lesquin
The town hall in Lesquin
Coat of arms of Lesquin
Coat of arms
Location of Lesquin
Lesquin is located in France
Lesquin
Lesquin
Lesquin is located in Hauts-de-France
Lesquin
Lesquin
Coordinates: 50°35′26″N 3°06′42″E / 50.5906°N 3.1117°E / 50.5906; 3.1117Coordinates: 50°35′26″N 3°06′42″E / 50.5906°N 3.1117°E / 50.5906; 3.1117
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonTempleuve
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2017-2020) Jean-Marc Ambroziewicz
Area
1
8.41 km2 (3.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
7,981
 • Density950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59343 /59810
Elevation35–58 m (115–190 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Lesquin
The arms of Lesquin are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)



Economy[edit]

When Flandre Air existed, it had its head office at Lille Airport and in Lesquin.[2] On 30 March 2001 Flandre, Proteus Airlines, and Regional Airlines merged into Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne.[3]

Sport[edit]

Lesquin is the home of Championnat de France Amateurs club, US Lesquin.[citation needed]

Airport[edit]

Lille Airport is located in Lesquin.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 26 March-1 April 1997. "44.
  3. ^ "History Archived 2012-02-27 at the Wayback Machine." Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.