Wattignies-la-Victoire

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Wattignies-la-Victoire
Commune
Mairie Wattignies-la-Victoire.JPG
Coat of arms of Wattignies-la-Victoire
Coat of arms
Wattignies-la-Victoire is located in France
Wattignies-la-Victoire
Wattignies-la-Victoire
Location within Hauts-de-France region
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Fourmies
Intercommunality Coeur Avesnois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean Lévêque
Area1 6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 243
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59649 /59680
Elevation 147–205 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.

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

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.)



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