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Potelle Chateau 3.jpg
Coat of arms of Potelle
Coat of arms
Potelle is located in France
Coordinates: 50°14′06″N 3°39′51″E / 50.235°N 3.6642°E / 50.235; 3.6642Coordinates: 50°14′06″N 3°39′51″E / 50.235°N 3.6642°E / 50.235; 3.6642
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Intercommunality Quercitain
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guislain Cambier
Area1 4.04 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 350
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59468 /59530
Elevation 104–147 m (341–482 ft)
(avg. 104 m or 341 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.

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

It is 2 km (1.2 mi) east of Le Quesnoy and 15 km (9.3 mi) southeast of Valenciennes.


Arms of Potelle
The arms of Potelle are blazoned :

Azure, a bend Or between 6 bezants (Or). (Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes, Bantouzelle, Briastre, Noyelles-sur-Selle and Potelle use the same arms.)

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