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Subject: Cuincy, Reumont, Troisvilles, La Groise, Mazinghien
Collection: Communes of Nord (French Department)
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Aerial view of Féchain
Aerial view of Féchain
Coat of arms of Féchain
Coat of arms
Féchain is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Arleux
Intercommunality Douaisis
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Wallart
Area1 5.14 km2 (1.98 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,871
 • Density 360/km2 (940/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59224 / 59247
Elevation 31–71 m (102–233 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

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


Arms of Féchain
The arms of Féchain are blazoned :

Sable, a bend Or. (Cuincy and Féchain use the same arms.)

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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