Verchain-Maugré

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Verchain-Maugré
The church in Verchain-Maugré
The church in Verchain-Maugré
Coat of arms of Verchain-Maugré
Coat of arms
Location of Verchain-Maugré
Verchain-Maugré is located in France
Verchain-Maugré
Verchain-Maugré
Verchain-Maugré is located in Hauts-de-France
Verchain-Maugré
Verchain-Maugré
Coordinates: 50°16′07″N 3°28′39″E / 50.2686°N 3.4775°E / 50.2686; 3.4775Coordinates: 50°16′07″N 3°28′39″E / 50.2686°N 3.4775°E / 50.2686; 3.4775
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementValenciennes
CantonAulnoy-lez-Valenciennes
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Marc Gilleron
Area
1
9.62 km2 (3.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
978
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59610 /59227
Elevation32–88 m (105–289 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Verchain-Maugré (in the Middle Ages, Werchin) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Between 1383 and 1415, the poet and renowned jouster Jean de Werchin was the lord of Werchin.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Verchain-Maugré
The arms of Verchain-Maugré are blazoned :

Azure, billetty, a lion argent, armed and langued gules. (La Longueville, Templemars, and Verchain-Maugré use the same arms.)



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