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La Madeleine, Nord

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La Madeleine, Nord

La Madeleine
Town hall
Town hall
La Madeleine is located in France
La Madeleine
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Lille-Nord
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Sébastien Leprêtre
Area1 2.84 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 22,399
 • Density 7,900/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59368 / 59110
Elevation 16–38 m (52–125 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

La Madeleine is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is a suburb of the city of Lille, bordering it on its north side.


  • Heraldry 1
  • History 2
  • Education 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Arms of La Madeleine
The arms of La Madeleine are blazoned :

Sable, an eagle argent, beaked and membered Or. (La Madeleine and Pont-à-Marcq use the same arms.)


In 1944, Pierre Marchant and Lucien Olivier, two members of the French resistance from La Madeleine, were killed near Hill 60 (Ypres) by Germans.


The École Japonaise du Nord-Pas-de-Calais (ノール=パ・ド・カレー日本人学校 Nōsu Pa do Karē Nihonjin Gakkō), a part-time Japanese supplementary school, is held in La Madeleine.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "欧州の補習授業校一覧(平成25年4月15日現在)" (Archive). Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Retrieved on May 10, 2014. "Ecole Japonaise du Nord-Pas de Calais 116,45 Rue du Maréchal Foch, 59110 La Madeleine FRANCE"
  • INSEE commune file

External links

  • Official website (French)

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