|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Daniel Janssens|
|Area1||16 km2 (6 sq mi)|
|• Density||530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||59636 / 59118|
|Elevation||13–26 m (43–85 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.
Wambrechies is situated to the north of Lille, it is bordered by the neighbouring communes of Marquette-lez-Lille (to the southeast), Saint André-lez-Lille (to the south), Quesnoy-sur-Deûle (to the northwest) and Bondues (to the northeast). The Deûle canal runs from north to south through the town.
|The arms of Wambrechies are blazoned :
Kempen, Germany since 1972.
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