Wattignies

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Wattignies
Wattignies - Rue Clemenceau (D549) - 2.JPG
Coat of arms of Wattignies
Coat of arms
Location of Wattignies
Wattignies is located in France
Wattignies
Wattignies
Wattignies is located in Hauts-de-France
Wattignies
Wattignies
Coordinates: 50°35′08″N 3°02′38″E / 50.5856°N 3.0439°E / 50.5856; 3.0439Coordinates: 50°35′08″N 3°02′38″E / 50.5856°N 3.0439°E / 50.5856; 3.0439
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonFaches-Thumesnil
IntercommunalityLille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Pluss
Area
1
6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population
(2016)2
14,485
 • Density2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
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.

Neighboring communes[edit]

Lille, Faches-Thumesnil, Templemars, Seclin, Noyelles-lès-Seclin, Emmerin and Loos-lez-Lille.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Wattignies
The arms of Wattignies are blazoned :
Or, a saltire embattled counter-embattled sable.



Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200613,692—    
200713,450−1.8%
200812,803−4.8%
200912,963+1.2%
201013,223+2.0%
201113,297+0.6%
201213,376+0.6%
201314,179+6.0%
201414,190+0.1%
201514,295+0.7%
201614,485+1.3%

Twin towns[edit]

Wattignies is twinned with:

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