From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Coat of arms of Wignehies
Coat of arms
Wignehies is located in France
Coordinates: 50°01′03″N 4°00′33″E / 50.0175°N 4.0092°E / 50.0175; 4.0092Coordinates: 50°01′03″N 4°00′33″E / 50.0175°N 4.0092°E / 50.0175; 4.0092
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Trélon
Intercommunality Action Fourmies et environs
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique César
Area1 13.86 km2 (5.35 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 3,284
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59659 / 59212
Elevation 166–238 m (545–781 ft)
(avg. 172 m or 564 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.

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


Arms of Wignehies
The arms of Wignehies are blazoned :

Azure, semy de lys Or. = France Ancient (Ansacq, Brillon, Escaudain, Escautpont, Hélesmes, Hérin, Lecelles, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Lourches, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Rosult, Rumegies and Wignehies use the same arms.)

See also[edit]