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

Croix
Saint Martin Church
Saint Martin Church
Coat of arms of Croix
Coat of arms
Location of Croix
Croix is located in France
Croix
Croix
Croix is located in Hauts-de-France
Croix
Croix
Coordinates: 50°40′41″N 3°09′03″E / 50.6781°N 3.1508°E / 50.6781; 3.1508Coordinates: 50°40′41″N 3°09′03″E / 50.6781°N 3.1508°E / 50.6781; 3.1508
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonCroix
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Régis Cauche
Area
1
4.44 km2 (1.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
21,041
 • Density4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59163 /59170
Elevation20–48 m (66–157 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is located northeast of the city of Lille about 7 km (4.3 mi) from the centre.

The headquarters of Auchan, a hypermarket chain, are located in Croix.[2]

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Croix are blazoned :

Argent, a cross azure. (Croix, Clairfayts and Marcq-en-Barœul use the same arms.)



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Head office / Group Archived 2010-02-02 at the Wayback Machine." Auchan. Retrieved on 20 September 2009.

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