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Title: Douchy-les-Mines  
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Coat of arms of Douchy-les-Mines
Coat of arms
Douchy-les-Mines is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Denain
Intercommunality Porte du Hainaut
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Lefebvre
Area1 9.27 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 9,900
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59179 / 59282
Elevation 27–80 m (89–262 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 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.

Douchy-les-Mines is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


  • Heraldry 1
  • International relations 2
    • Twin towns — Sister cities 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4
    • Notes 4.1


Arms of Douchy-les-Mines
The arms of Douchy-les-Mines are blazoned :
Barry argent and azure, 2 sea-bass addorsed Or. (the fish are called bar in French)

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Douchy-les-Mines is twinned with

See also


  • INSEE commune file


  1. ^ "Mielec- Miasta Partnerskie" [Mielec - Partnership Cities]. Oficjalny serwis Urzędu Miejskiego w Mielcu [Mielec City Council]  

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