Leers (French pronunciation: ​[lɛʁs], Dutch: [leːrs]) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Leers
The church in Leers
The church in Leers
Coat of arms of Leers
Coat of arms
Location of Leers
Leers is located in France
Leers
Leers
Leers is located in Hauts-de-France
Leers
Leers
Coordinates: 50°40′57″N 3°14′41″E / 50.6825°N 3.2447°E / 50.6825; 3.2447Coordinates: 50°40′57″N 3°14′41″E / 50.6825°N 3.2447°E / 50.6825; 3.2447
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonRoubaix-2
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Philippe Andriès
Area
1
5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
9,400
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59339 /59115
Elevation16–37 m (52–121 ft)
(avg. 37 m or 121 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is part of the Métropole Européenne de Lille, and is about 15 km (9.3 mi) northeast of Lille.

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Leers are blazoned :

Sable, 4 keys argent. (Leers and Saint-Pierre-Brouck use the same arms.)



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.