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Subject: Dechy, Saint-Saulve, Reumont, Troisvilles, La Groise
Collection: Communes of Nord (French Department)
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Férin is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Douai-Sud
Intercommunality Douaisis
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Pierre Leignel
Area1 5.52 km2 (2.13 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,351
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59228 / 59169
Elevation 27–45 m (89–148 ft)
(avg. 34 m or 112 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.

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

It is 4 km (2.5 mi) south of Douai.


Arms of Férin
The arms of Férin are blazoned :

Or, an eagle sable dimidiated with Azure semy de lys Or. The latter being France Ancient (Dechy, Férin and Saint-Saulve use the same arms.)

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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