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Hôtel de ville de Mouvaux - 1.JPG
Coat of arms of Mouvaux
Coat of arms
Mouvaux is located in France
Coordinates: 50°42′14″N 3°08′29″E / 50.7039°N 3.1414°E / 50.7039; 3.1414Coordinates: 50°42′14″N 3°08′29″E / 50.7039°N 3.1414°E / 50.7039; 3.1414
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Tourcoing-Sud
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Durand
Area1 4.17 km2 (1.61 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 13,177
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59421 /59420
Elevation 28–57 m (92–187 ft)
(avg. 53 m or 174 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.

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

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.


Arms of Mouvaux
The arms of Mouvaux are blazoned :
Or, fretty azure.


It is twinned with Buckingham, England and Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany.

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