Marchiennes

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Marchiennes
The town hall in Marchiennes
The town hall in Marchiennes
Coat of arms of Marchiennes
Coat of arms
Location of Marchiennes
Marchiennes is located in France
Marchiennes
Marchiennes
Marchiennes is located in Hauts-de-France
Marchiennes
Marchiennes
Coordinates: 50°24′32″N 3°16′59″E / 50.4089°N 3.2831°E / 50.4089; 3.2831Coordinates: 50°24′32″N 3°16′59″E / 50.4089°N 3.2831°E / 50.4089; 3.2831
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDouai
CantonSin-le-Noble
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes Cœur d'Ostrevent
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Claude Merly
Area
1
21.44 km2 (8.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,664
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59375 /59870
Elevation15–21 m (49–69 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Marchiennes is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It was fictionally portrayed in Émile Zola's Germinal.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Marchiennes
The arms of Marchiennes are blazoned :

Or, on an escarbuncle sable a ruby gules. (Abscon, Beuvry-la-Forêt, Erre, Fenain, Marchiennes, Ronchin, Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes and Wandignies-Hamage use the same arms.)



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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.