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Coat of arms of Quarouble
Coat of arms
Quarouble is located in France
Coordinates: 50°23′23″N 3°37′26″E / 50.3897°N 3.6239°E / 50.3897; 3.6239Coordinates: 50°23′23″N 3°37′26″E / 50.3897°N 3.6239°E / 50.3897; 3.6239
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Valenciennes-Est
Intercommunality Valenciennes Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Dervaux
Area1 12.27 km2 (4.74 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,303
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59479 / 59243
Elevation 16–51 m (52–167 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

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


Arms of Quarouble
The arms of Quarouble are blazoned :
Azure, a saltire between 4 mascles argent.

1954 incident[edit]

An alien encounter was reported in the commune in 1954. Calcinated rock was reportedly found at the site of the incident and some witnesses reported experiencing missing time.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Strieber, Whitley (2008) [1987]. "Six: A Structure in the Air - Science, History, and Secret Knowledge". Communion (Paperback). HarperCollins. p. 244. ISBN 978-0-06-147418-7.