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Cappelle-la-Grande in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Cappelle-la-Grande in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Cappelle-la-Grande is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Dunkerque-Ouest
Intercommunality Dunkerque grand littoral
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Roger Gouvart
Area1 5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 8,329
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59131 / 59180
Elevation 1–5 m (3.3–16.4 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

Cappelle-la-Grande (Dutch: Kapelle) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is very close to Dunkirk.


Arms of Cappelle-la-Grande
The arms of Cappelle-la-Grande are blazoned :
Argent semy of cross-crosslets fitchy, 2 fesses sable, and in chief an inescutcheon Or a chevron sable.

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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