Wavrin

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Wavrin
Wavrin hotel de ville.JPG
Coat of arms of Wavrin
Coat of arms
Wavrin is located in France
Wavrin
Wavrin
Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 2°56′23″E / 50.5742°N 2.9397°E / 50.5742; 2.9397Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 2°56′23″E / 50.5742°N 2.9397°E / 50.5742; 2.9397
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Annœullin
Intercommunality MEL
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Blondeau
Area1 13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 7,661
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59653 /59136
Elevation 18–40 m (59–131 ft)
(avg. 22 m or 72 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.

Wavrin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Its foundation was around the year 1020.

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.

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Arms of Wavrin
The arms of Wavrin are blazoned :

Azure, an inescutcheon argent. (Gouzeaucourt, Saint-Jean-de-Vals, Ramburelles, Saint-Menge, Colombey-les-Belles and Ostreville use the same arms.)



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