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Subject: Téteghem, Arrondissement of Dunkirk, Préseau, Reumont, Troisvilles
Collection: Communes of Nord (French Department)
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Saint-Amand Church in Uxem
Saint-Amand Church in Uxem
Uxem is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Dunkerque-Est
Intercommunality Flandre
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André-Pierre Becquet
Area1 8.27 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,076
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59605 / 59229
Elevation −2–3 m (−6.6–9.8 ft)
(avg. 0 m or 0 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.

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

It is 8 km (5.0 mi) east of Dunkirk.


Arms of Uxem
The arms of Uxem are blazoned :
Gules, 3 leopards Or impaled with Checky argent and azure, a canton ermine.

See also


  • INSEE commune file

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