Fresnes-sur-Escaut

Fresnes-sur-Escaut (French pronunciation: ​[fʁɛn syʁ ɛsko], literally Fresnes on Escaut) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Fresnes-sur-Escaut
The Joliot-Curie Park in Fresnes-sur-Escaut
The Joliot-Curie Park in Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Coat of arms of Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Location of Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Fresnes-sur-Escaut is located in France
Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Fresnes-sur-Escaut is located in Hauts-de-France
Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Fresnes-sur-Escaut
Coordinates: 50°26′03″N 3°34′40″E / 50.4342°N 3.5778°E / 50.4342; 3.5778Coordinates: 50°26′03″N 3°34′40″E / 50.4342°N 3.5778°E / 50.4342; 3.5778
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementValenciennes
CantonAnzin
IntercommunalityCA Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Valérie Fornies[1]
Area
1
11.77 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
7,532
 • Density640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59253 /59970
Elevation15–27 m (49–89 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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 Fresnes-sur-Escaut are blazoned :

Gules, a chief Or. (La Neuville, Fresnes-sur-Escaut, Ostricourt, Phalempin and Sainghin-en-Weppes 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.