Linselles

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Linselles
The church in Linselles
The church in Linselles
Coat of arms of Linselles
Coat of arms
Location of Linselles
Linselles is located in France
Linselles
Linselles
Linselles is located in Hauts-de-France
Linselles
Linselles
Coordinates: 50°44′17″N 3°04′50″E / 50.7381°N 3.0806°E / 50.7381; 3.0806Coordinates: 50°44′17″N 3°04′50″E / 50.7381°N 3.0806°E / 50.7381; 3.0806
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonLambersart
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2016-2020) Yves Lefebvre
Area
1
11.71 km2 (4.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
8,455
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59352 /59126
Elevation17–52 m (56–171 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.

On 17 August 1793, during the War of the First Coalition, it was the site of the Battle of Lincelles, a victory for a combined British and Dutch force against those of Revolutionary France.[2]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Linselles
The arms of Linselles are blazoned :

Argent, a fess sable. (Linselles and Rieux-en-Cambrésis use the same arms.)



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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Fortescue, John W. (1918). British Campaigns in Flanders 1690-1794 (extracts from Volume 4 of A History of the British Army). London: Macmillan. pp. 226–227.