Raismes

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Raismes
The Sabatier mine
The Sabatier mine
Coat of arms of Raismes
Coat of arms
Location of Raismes
Raismes is located in France
Raismes
Raismes
Raismes is located in Hauts-de-France
Raismes
Raismes
Coordinates: 50°23′23″N 3°29′12″E / 50.3897°N 3.4867°E / 50.3897; 3.4867Coordinates: 50°23′23″N 3°29′12″E / 50.3897°N 3.4867°E / 50.3897; 3.4867
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementValenciennes
CantonSaint-Amand-les-Eaux
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de la Porte du Hainaut
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Aymeric Robin
Area
1
33.31 km2 (12.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
12,587
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59491 /59590
Elevation17–124 m (56–407 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Raismes is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. The flutist Gaston Blanquart (1877–1962) was born in Raismes.

Raismes is known for hosting the annual rock music festival Raismes Fest.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.