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For the municipality in Hainaut, Belgium, see Le Rœulx.
Roeulx - Mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Rœulx
Coat of arms
Rœulx is located in France
Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°20′E / 50.31°N 3.33°E / 50.31; 3.33Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°20′E / 50.31°N 3.33°E / 50.31; 3.33
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Bouchain
Intercommunality Porte du Hainaut
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Albert Despres
Area1 4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,431
 • Density 850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59504 /59172
Elevation 31–53 m (102–174 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

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

It is 5 km (3.1 mi) west-southwest of Denain.


Arms of Rœulx
The arms of Rœulx are blazoned :
Bendy Or and azure, a canton argent.

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