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Téteghem

Téteghem
Téteghem in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Téteghem in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Téteghem is located in France
Téteghem
Téteghem
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Dunkerque-Est
Intercommunality Dunkerque grand littoral
Government
 • Mayor (2005–2008) Franck Dhersin
Area1 18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 7,237
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59588 / 59229
Elevation 0–10 m (0–33 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

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

Contents

  • History 1
  • Heraldry 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

History

Téteghem is one of the common ending HEM. This suffix meaning house, dwelling, village ... became Ghem. Tete would come from an ancestor's name Tatto, perhaps, or Theodore Theodoric, personified by the giant of the town. Maybe this is the residence of Theodoric of Haverskerque. In the tenth and eleventh centuries, the territory depends on the powerful châtellerie Bergues until the annexation of territory with the acquisition of Flanders to the English by Louis XIV in 1662. Téteghem went down the sea, its area of 1924 hectares of which must be removed from the territory of Rosendal become Rosendael in 1860 and the Place of Uxem, attached to Uxem in 1996. The area is increased to 1884 ha.

During the Second World War, the city of Téteghem was outflanked by the enemy.[1]

Heraldry

Arms of Téteghem
The arms of Téteghem are blazoned :
Checky argent and azure, a bend gules.



See also

References

  1. ^ "French WorldHeritage"
  • INSEE commune file


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