Saint-Waast

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Saint-Waast
The church in Saint-Waast
The church in Saint-Waast
Coat of arms of Saint-Waast
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Waast
Saint-Waast is located in France
Saint-Waast
Saint-Waast
Saint-Waast is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Waast
Saint-Waast
Coordinates: 50°18′18″N 3°44′53″E / 50.305°N 3.748°E / 50.305; 3.748Coordinates: 50°18′18″N 3°44′53″E / 50.305°N 3.748°E / 50.305; 3.748
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonAulnoye-Aymeries
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du pays de Mormal
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Charles Degardin
Area
1
5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
639
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59548 /59570
Elevation85–142 m (279–466 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Waast is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Saint-Waast
The arms of Saint-Waast are blazoned :

Vair, 3 pales gules. (Englefontaine, Louvignies-Quesnoy, Poix-du-Nord and Saint-Waast-la-Vallée use the same arms.)



Local Culture and Heritage[edit]

Sites and Monuments[edit]

Cultural Heritage[edit]

Natural heritage[edit]

The Carrière des Nerviens Regional Nature Reserve is partially located in the communal territory just 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) south-east of the town centre.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.