Flines-lez-Raches

Flines-lez-Raches is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Flines-lez-Raches
The town hall in Flines-lez-Raches
The town hall in Flines-lez-Raches
Coat of arms of Flines-lez-Raches
Location of Flines-lez-Raches
Flines-lez-Raches is located in France
Flines-lez-Raches
Flines-lez-Raches
Flines-lez-Raches is located in Hauts-de-France
Flines-lez-Raches
Flines-lez-Raches
Coordinates: 50°25′37″N 3°10′59″E / 50.427°N 3.183°E / 50.427; 3.183Coordinates: 50°25′37″N 3°10′59″E / 50.427°N 3.183°E / 50.427; 3.183
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDouai
CantonOrchies
IntercommunalityDouaisis Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Annie Goupil-Deregnaucourt[1]
Area
1
19.22 km2 (7.42 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
5,597
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59239 /59148
Elevation15–40 m (49–131 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It was once the site of Flines Abbey.

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Flines-lez-Raches are blazoned :

Or, a lion sable armed and langued gules. ('Flanders' and the communes of Thourotte, Crépy-en-Valois, Bollezeele, Feignies, Flines-lez-Raches and Wormhout use the same arms.)



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.