Wattrelos

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Wattrelos
The church in Wattrelos
The church in Wattrelos
Coat of arms of Wattrelos
Coat of arms
Location of Wattrelos
Wattrelos is located in France
Wattrelos
Wattrelos
Wattrelos is located in Hauts-de-France
Wattrelos
Wattrelos
Coordinates: 50°42′00″N 3°13′01″E / 50.700°N 3.217°E / 50.700; 3.217Coordinates: 50°42′00″N 3°13′01″E / 50.700°N 3.217°E / 50.700; 3.217
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonRoubaix-2
IntercommunalityLille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Dominique Baert
Area
1
13.44 km2 (5.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
41,570
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59650 /59150
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Wattrelos (French pronunciation: ​[wa.tʁə.lo]; archaic Dutch: Waterlos) is a commune in the Northern department in the Nord-Pas de Calais region in northern France. It is located on the border with Belgium, northeast of the city of Lille, it the fifth-largest component of the metropolitan Urban Community of Lille Métropole. Wattrelos borders the communes of Roubaix, Tourcoing and Leers in France and the communes of Moeskroen and Steenput in Belgium.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200642,852—    
200742,077−1.8%
200841,829−0.6%
200941,750−0.2%
201041,541−0.5%
201141,538−0.0%
201241,633+0.2%
201341,522−0.3%
201441,337−0.4%
201541,264−0.2%
201641,341+0.2%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Wattrelos
The arms of Wattrelos are blazoned :
Azure, a lion barry argent and gules, armed, langued and crowned Or.



Twin towns[edit]

Wattrelos is twinned with:[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019. Cite web requires |website= (help)

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