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Title: Méteren  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
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Subject: Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, Becque, Arrondissement of Dunkirk, La Groise, Mazinghien
Collection: Communes of Nord (French Department)
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Méteren 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) Béatrice Descamps
Area1 18.44 km2 (7.12 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,114
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59401 / 59270
Elevation 20–150 m (66–492 ft)
(avg. 44 m or 144 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.

Méteren (from Flemish; Meteren in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Méteren
The arms of Méteren are blazoned :
Gules, 2 keys in saltire respectant argent, overall on an inescutcheon Or, 3 horns sable, tied gules.

See also


  • INSEE commune file
Méteren, view to a street
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