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Wattignies - Rue Clemenceau (D549) - 2.JPG
Coat of arms of Wattignies
Coat of arms
Wattignies is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Faches-Thumesnil
Intercommunality MEL
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Pluss
Area1 6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 14,190
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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.


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

Twin towns[edit]

Wattignies is twinned with:

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