Wattignies-la-Victoire

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Wattignies-la-Victoire
The town hall in Wattignies-la-Victoire
The town hall in Wattignies-la-Victoire
Coat of arms of Wattignies-la-Victoire
Coat of arms
Location of Wattignies-la-Victoire
Wattignies-la-Victoire is located in France
Wattignies-la-Victoire
Wattignies-la-Victoire
Wattignies-la-Victoire is located in Hauts-de-France
Wattignies-la-Victoire
Wattignies-la-Victoire
Coordinates: 50°12′05″N 4°00′48″E / 50.2014°N 4.0133°E / 50.2014; 4.0133Coordinates: 50°12′05″N 4°00′48″E / 50.2014°N 4.0133°E / 50.2014; 4.0133
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonFourmies
IntercommunalityCœur de l'Avesnois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean Lévêque
Area
1
6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
255
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59649 /59680
Elevation147–205 m (482–673 ft)
(avg. 206 m or 676 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Wattignies-la-Victoire is a commune in the Nord department of northern France. It is close to the site of the Battle of Wattignies, fought in 1793 during the French Revolutionary Wars, in which the French scored a victory over Austria.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Wattignies-la-Victoire
The arms of Wattignies-la-Victoire are blazoned :

Gules, a bend vair. (Neuf-Mesnil and Wattignies-la-Victoire use the same arms.)



Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006261—    
2007270+3.4%
2008269−0.4%
2009263−2.2%
2010258−1.9%
2011254−1.6%
2012250−1.6%
2013244−2.4%
2014243−0.4%
2015241−0.8%
2016244+1.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.