Wahagnies

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Wahagnies
The road into Wahagnies
The road into Wahagnies
Coat of arms of Wahagnies
Coat of arms
Location of Wahagnies
Wahagnies is located in France
Wahagnies
Wahagnies
Wahagnies is located in Hauts-de-France
Wahagnies
Wahagnies
Coordinates: 50°29′11″N 3°02′12″E / 50.4864°N 3.0367°E / 50.4864; 3.0367Coordinates: 50°29′11″N 3°02′12″E / 50.4864°N 3.0367°E / 50.4864; 3.0367
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonAnnœullin
IntercommunalityPévèle Carembault
Government
 • Mayor (2015-2020) Alain Bos
Area
1
5.69 km2 (2.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,648
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59630 /59261
Elevation27–66 m (89–217 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.

Wahagnies is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated between Flandre and Artois and has a distance of 20 km to Lille and 35 km to Arras. It covers an area of approximately 569 ha (5.7 km²).[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20062,606—    
20072,599−0.3%
20082,591−0.3%
20092,590−0.0%
20102,588−0.1%
20112,585−0.1%
20122,616+1.2%
20132,618+0.1%
20142,616−0.1%
20152,611−0.2%
20162,606−0.2%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Wahagnies
The arms of Wahagnies are blazoned :
Azure, a chevron argent between 2 anchors and a cow passant Or, a chief per pale 1 Gules, a mitre Or, and 2 paly Or and gules.



Twin towns[edit]

Wahagnies is twinned with Böhl-Iggelheim (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Wahagnies, 59261 | Frankreich-Experte". www.frankreich-experte.de (in German). Retrieved 2017-11-22.