Rubrouck

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Rubrouck
The presbytery in Rubrouck
The presbytery in Rubrouck
Coat of arms of Rubrouck
Coat of arms
Location of Rubrouck
Rubrouck is located in France
Rubrouck
Rubrouck
Rubrouck is located in Hauts-de-France
Rubrouck
Rubrouck
Coordinates: 50°50′22″N 2°21′23″E / 50.8394°N 2.3564°E / 50.8394; 2.3564Coordinates: 50°50′22″N 2°21′23″E / 50.8394°N 2.3564°E / 50.8394; 2.3564
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonWormhout
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Flandre Intérieure
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Luc Everaere
Area
1
14.88 km2 (5.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
965
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rubrouckois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59516 /59285
Elevation20–65 m (66–213 ft)
(avg. 33 m or 108 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Rubrouck (Dutch: Rubroek, once Ruysbroeck) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

History[edit]

Rubrouck (Rübrück) was first mentioned in 1104. It was the home of the 13th century explorer William of Rubruck.

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections 2nd Round[edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron En Marche! 55.49
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 57.39
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 57.66
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 81.34

[2]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Rubrouck
The arms of Rubrouck are blazoned :

Gules, a lion argent armed and langued Or. (Broxeele and Rubrouck use the same arms.)



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/data/france/presidentielle-2017//