Marbaix

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Marbaix
Marbaix (Nord, Fr) kiosque à musique.jpg
Coat of arms of Marbaix
Coat of arms
Marbaix is located in France
Marbaix
Marbaix
Coordinates: 50°07′44″N 3°50′32″E / 50.1289°N 3.8422°E / 50.1289; 3.8422Coordinates: 50°07′44″N 3°50′32″E / 50.1289°N 3.8422°E / 50.1289; 3.8422
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud
Intercommunality Deux Helpes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Damien Ducanchez
Area1 6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 426
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59374 /59440
Elevation 132–197 m (433–646 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Marbaix
The arms of Marbaix are blazoned :

Argent, a stag's massacre gules surmounting a crozier palewise Or. (Marbaix, Maroilles, Noyelles-sur-Sambre, and Salesches use the same arms.)



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