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The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Louvroil
Coat of arms
Louvroil is located in France
Coordinates: 50°15′54″N 3°57′36″E / 50.265°N 3.960°E / 50.265; 3.960Coordinates: 50°15′54″N 3°57′36″E / 50.265°N 3.960°E / 50.265; 3.960
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Annick Mattighello
Area1 5.9 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 7,251
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59365 /59720
Elevation 122–175 m (400–574 ft)
(avg. 133 m or 436 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.

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

It is about 1.5 km (0.93 mi) southwest of Maubeuge.


Arms of Louvroil (traditional)
The traditional arms of Louvroil are blazoned :

Or, a double headed eagle sable, beaked and membered Or, langued gules. (Louvroil and Mecquignies use the same arms.).[1]

Arms of Louvroil (modern)
The arms of Louvroil that the town currently uses are blazoned :
Azure, a double-headed eagle Or.

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