Ghyvelde

Ghyvelde (Dutch: Gijvelde) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is located on the Belgian border, and just inland from the North Sea. It is, after Bray-Dunes, the second most northern commune of France. The E40/A16 passes through the commune. On 1 January 2016, the former commune Les Moëres was merged into Ghyvelde.[2]

Ghyvelde

Gijvelde
Ghyvelde in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Ghyvelde in the arrondissement of Dunkirk
Coat of arms of Ghyvelde
Coat of arms
Location of Ghyvelde
Ghyvelde is located in France
Ghyvelde
Ghyvelde
Ghyvelde is located in Hauts-de-France
Ghyvelde
Ghyvelde
Coordinates: 51°03′08″N 2°31′41″E / 51.0522°N 2.5281°E / 51.0522; 2.5281Coordinates: 51°03′08″N 2°31′41″E / 51.0522°N 2.5281°E / 51.0522; 2.5281
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonDunkerque-2
IntercommunalityDunkerque
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrick Theodon
Area
1
35.92 km2 (13.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
4,193
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ghyveldois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59260 /59254
Elevation0–25 m (0–82 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GalleryEdit

PoliticsEdit

Presidential Elections 2nd RoundEdit

[3]

Election Candidate Party %
2017 Marine Le Pen FN 52.67
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 50.03
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 55.94
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 75.46

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Ghyvelde are blazoned :

Ermine, on a bend gules, 3 escallops bendwise Or. (Ghyvelde and Hondschoote use the same arms.)



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 30 November 2015 (in French)
  3. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/nord-pas-de-calais-picardie/nord,59/ghyvelde,59260/elections/presidentielle-2017/