Mecquignies

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Mecquignies
Commune
Mecquignies (Nord, Fr) mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Mecquignies
Coat of arms
Mecquignies is located in France
Mecquignies
Mecquignies
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Mecquignies is located in Hauts-de-France
Mecquignies
Mecquignies
Coordinates: 50°16′36″N 3°47′54″E / 50.2767°N 3.7983°E / 50.2767; 3.7983Coordinates: 50°16′36″N 3°47′54″E / 50.2767°N 3.7983°E / 50.2767; 3.7983
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Aulnoye-Aymeries
Intercommunality Bavaisis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joseph Choque
Area1 4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 584
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59396 /59570
Elevation 118–160 m (387–525 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Mecquignies
The arms of Mecquignies are blazoned :

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



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