Oxelaëre

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Oxelaëre
Okselare
Houses in the centre of the village
Houses in the centre of the village
Coat of arms of Oxelaëre
Coat of arms
Oxelaëre is located in France
Oxelaëre
Oxelaëre
Coordinates: 50°47′22″N 2°28′24″E / 50.7894°N 2.4733°E / 50.7894; 2.4733Coordinates: 50°47′22″N 2°28′24″E / 50.7894°N 2.4733°E / 50.7894; 2.4733
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Cassel
Intercommunality pays de Cassel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphane Dieusaert
Area1 4.72 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 362
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59454 /59670
Elevation 29–103 m (95–338 ft)
(avg. 36 m or 118 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Oxelaëre
The arms of Oxelaëre are blazoned :

Chequy Or and gules. (Oxelaëre, Quesnoy-sur-Deûle and Sars-et-Rosières use the same arms.)



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