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Mairie de Wannehain.JPG
Coat of arms of Wannehain
Coat of arms
Wannehain is located in France
Coordinates: 50°34′10″N 3°15′59″E / 50.5694°N 3.2664°E / 50.5694; 3.2664Coordinates: 50°34′10″N 3°15′59″E / 50.5694°N 3.2664°E / 50.5694; 3.2664
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Cysoing
Intercommunality Pays de Pévèle
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Cocheteux
Area1 3.71 km2 (1.43 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 839
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59638 /59830
Elevation 34–61 m (112–200 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Wannehain is a commune in the Nord department in northern France, on the border with Belgium.

The HSL 1 railway line to Brussels crosses the border at Wannehain.


Arms of Wannehain
The arms of Wannehain are blazoned :

Bendy argent and azure. (Fretin, Saultain and Wannehain use the same arms.)

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