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Zegerscappel is located in France
Coordinates: 50°53′16″N 2°23′02″E / 50.8878°N 2.3839°E / 50.8878; 2.3839Coordinates: 50°53′16″N 2°23′02″E / 50.8878°N 2.3839°E / 50.8878; 2.3839
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Wormhout
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de l'Yser
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Béatrice Ryckebusch
Area1 17.4 km2 (6.7 sq mi)
Population (2005)2 1,425
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59666 / 59470
Elevation 7–40 m (23–131 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 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.

Zegerscappel (from Dutch; Zegerskappel in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Dunkirk.


Arms of Zegerscappel
The arms of Zegerscappel are blazoned :
Azure, a chevron argent between 2 anchors and a cow passant Or, a chief per pale 1 Gules, a mitre Or, and 2 paly Or and gules.

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