Maroilles, Nord

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Mill on the Helpe Mineure.
Mill on the Helpe Mineure.
Coat of arms of Maroilles
Coat of arms
Maroilles is located in France
Coordinates: 50°08′09″N 3°45′42″E / 50.1358°N 3.7617°E / 50.1358; 3.7617Coordinates: 50°08′09″N 3°45′42″E / 50.1358°N 3.7617°E / 50.1358; 3.7617
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Landrecies
Intercommunality Pays de Mormal et Maroilles
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Sculfort
Area1 22.13 km2 (8.54 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,384
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59384 /59550
Elevation 125–191 m (410–627 ft)
(avg. 186 m or 610 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.

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


Arms of Maroilles
The arms of Maroilles 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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