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Wavrin hotel de ville.JPG
Coat of arms of Wavrin
Coat of arms
Wavrin is located in France
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
 • 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.


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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