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Coat of arms of Jenlain
Coat of arms
Jenlain is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Quesnoy-Ouest
Intercommunality Quercitain
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Claude Laurent
Area1 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,140
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59323 / 59144
Elevation 54–116 m (177–381 ft)
(avg. 94 m or 308 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.

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

Jenlain is located 10 kilometres (6 mi) away from Valenciennes and 6 kilometres (4 mi) from Le Quesnoy. Inhabitants are called Jenlinois. A Bière de Garde is named after the town.


Arms of Jenlain
The arms of Jenlain are blazoned :
Argent, a chevron sable between 3 trefoils vert.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Jenlain photos
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