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La Gorgue is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

La Gorgue
The Lawe river in La Gorgue
The Lawe river in La Gorgue
Coat of arms of La Gorgue
Coat of arms
Location of La Gorgue
La Gorgue is located in France
La Gorgue
La Gorgue
La Gorgue is located in Hauts-de-France
La Gorgue
La Gorgue
Coordinates: 50°38′16″N 2°43′03″E / 50.6378°N 2.7175°E / 50.6378; 2.7175Coordinates: 50°38′16″N 2°43′03″E / 50.6378°N 2.7175°E / 50.6378; 2.7175
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonHazebrouck
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes Flandre Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Philippe Mahieu
Area
1
15.03 km2 (5.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,727
 • Density380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gorguillons, Gorguillonnes
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59268 /59253
Elevation12–19 m (39–62 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 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 La Gorgue are blazoned :
Azure semy of escallops Or, on a chief argent, a demi-lion issuant from the line of division sable.



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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.