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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
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
 • 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.


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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