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Marpent is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge-Nord
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Marie Allain
Area1 4.83 km2 (1.86 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,649
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59385 / 59164
Elevation 122–195 m (400–640 ft)
(avg. 124 m or 407 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.

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


The École primaire publique Maurice Fostier is located in Marpent.[1]


Arms of  Marpent
The arms of Marpent are blazoned :

Gules, 10 lozenges conjoined argent 3,3,3 and 1. (Fressain, Hergnies, Lallaing and Marpent use the same arms.)

See also


  1. ^ "École primaire publique Maurice Fostier." Ministry of National Education. Retrieved on 6 January 2014. "6 rue de la Mairie 59164 Marpent"

External links

  • INSEE commune file
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