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Title: Bambecque  
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Subject: Killem, Maing, Arrondissement of Dunkirk, Reumont, Troisvilles
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Coat of arms of Bambecque
Coat of arms
Bambecque is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Hondschoote
Intercommunality Flandre
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Grégoire Francke
Area1 11.81 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 719
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59046 / 59470
Elevation 2–24 m (6.6–78.7 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 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.

Bambecque (from Dutch, Bambeke in the modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


  • Population 1
  • Heraldry 2
  • Points of interest 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5



Arms of Bambecque
The arms of Bambecque are blazoned :
Argent, a lion sable, armed and langued gules. (The arms of Bambecque, Crochte, Killem and Maing are essentially the same)

Points of interest

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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