|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Alain Pluss|
|• Land1||6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||59648 / 59139|
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.
Wattignies (Dutch Wattenijs) is a commune in the Nord department of northern France. It lies to the south-west of the Lille conurbation. It covers an area of 6.31 square kilometres (2.44 sq mi), and as at 1999 its population was 14,440.
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