Famars (French pronunciation: [famaʁs] (About this soundlisten)) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Famars
The tramway in Famars
The tramway in Famars
Coat of arms of Famars
Coat of arms
Location of Famars
Famars is located in France
Famars
Famars
Famars is located in Hauts-de-France
Famars
Famars
Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°31′E / 50.31°N 3.52°E / 50.31; 3.52Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°31′E / 50.31°N 3.52°E / 50.31; 3.52
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementValenciennes
CantonAulnoy-lez-Valenciennes
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Véronique Dupire
Area
1
4.73 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
2,517
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59221 /59300
Elevation36–87 m (118–285 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Famars are blazoned :
Sable billetty, a lion Or, armed, langued and crowned argent.



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ReferencesEdit


  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.