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Ochtezeele is located in France
Coordinates: 50°49′04″N 2°24′10″E / 50.8178°N 2.4028°E / 50.8178; 2.4028Coordinates: 50°49′04″N 2°24′10″E / 50.8178°N 2.4028°E / 50.8178; 2.4028
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Wormhout
Intercommunality pays de Cassel
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Dusautier
Area1 5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 242
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59443 /59670
Elevation 19–62 m (62–203 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

Ochtezeele (from Flemish; Ochtezele in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

The small river Peene Becque flows through the village.

The closest airport to Ochtezeele is Lille Airport (56 km) also worth considering are Le Touquet (Le Touget-Paris-Plage) Airport (64 km), Beauvais-Tillé Airport (153 km), or Paris CDG Airport (201 km).[1]


Arms of Ochtezeele
The arms of Ochtezeele are blazoned :

Azure, a bend argent. (Bouvignies, Jolimetz and Ochtezeele use the same arms.)

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