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For the theater award, see Obie Award.
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Coat of arms of Obies
Coat of arms
Obies is located in France
Coordinates: 50°16′03″N 3°47′15″E / 50.2675°N 3.7875°E / 50.2675; 3.7875Coordinates: 50°16′03″N 3°47′15″E / 50.2675°N 3.7875°E / 50.2675; 3.7875
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Bavay
Intercommunality Bavaisis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Langrand
Area1 5.43 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 581
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59441 /59570
Elevation 117–159 m (384–522 ft)
(avg. 136 m or 446 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.

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


Arms of Obies
The arms of Obies are blazoned:

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)

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