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Coat of arms of Flêtre
Coat of arms
Flêtre is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Bailleul-Sud-Ouest
Intercommunality Monts de Flandres
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Thérèse Ricour
Area1 8.98 km2 (3.47 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 742
 • Density 83/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59237 / 59270
Elevation 26–88 m (85–289 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 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.

Flêtre (from Dutch: Vleteren) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Bertenacre Military Cemetery, a British military cemetery with casualties from both world wars, is located three kilometers north of Flêtre.


Arms of Flêtre
The arms of Flêtre are blazoned :
Argent, 3 demi-fleurs de lys gules.

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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