Socx

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Socx

Soks
The church in Socx
The church in Socx
Coat of arms of Socx
Coat of arms
Location of Socx
Socx is located in France
Socx
Socx
Socx is located in Hauts-de-France
Socx
Socx
Coordinates: 50°56′10″N 2°25′32″E / 50.9361°N 2.4256°E / 50.9361; 2.4256Coordinates: 50°56′10″N 2°25′32″E / 50.9361°N 2.4256°E / 50.9361; 2.4256
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonWormhout
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes des Hauts de Flandre
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Christian Ley
Area
1
8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
970
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Socxois (es)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59570 /59380
Elevation0–31 m (0–102 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Socx (from Flemish; Soks in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

The population in 1999 was 980.

Geography[edit]

Socx is around 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Dunkirk. Its area is 8 km2 (3.1 sq mi).

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Socx
The arms of Socx are blazoned :

Argent, a lion sable armed and langued within a bordure gules. (Quaëdypre and Socx use the same arms.)



Governance and Politics[edit]

The current mayor is Christian Ley (term of office: 2008-2014). The mayor up to March 2008 was Charles Vandaele.

Presidential Elections 2nd Round[edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron En Marche! 66.84
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 66.86
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 68.47
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 82.38

[2]

Twin towns[edit]

Socx was twinned with Caton, Lancashire, United Kingdom on 12 April 2008.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]