Rubrouck

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Rubrouck
Commune
Presbytère de Rubrouck.jpg
Coat of arms of Rubrouck
Coat of arms
Rubrouck is located in France
Rubrouck
Rubrouck
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Intercommunalitypays de Cassel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christine Devulder
Area114.88 km2 (5.75 sq mi)
Population (1999)2772
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rubrouckois
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code59516 /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. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

History

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

Politics

Presidential Elections 2nd Round

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

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Heraldry

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

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