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Maresches(Nord,Fr) mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Maresches
Coat of arms
Maresches is located in France
Coordinates: 50°17′36″N 3°34′32″E / 50.2933°N 3.5756°E / 50.2933; 3.5756Coordinates: 50°17′36″N 3°34′32″E / 50.2933°N 3.5756°E / 50.2933; 3.5756
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Intercommunality Quercitain
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Noël Brichant
Area1 4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 939
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59381 /59990
Elevation 49–106 m (161–348 ft)
(avg. 100 m or 330 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.

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


Arms of Maresches
The arms of Maresches are blazoned :

Or, 3 lions azure, on a chief gules, a demi-'Notre-Dame-de-Grâce de carnation' issuant from the line of division, vested gules and azure and holding in her left arm the Baby Jesus. (Boursies, Cattenières, Carnières, Estrun, Maresches, Onnaing, Ors, Orsinval, Thun-l'Évêque and originally, Notre-Dame de Cambrai, use the same arms.)

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