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Méteren (from Flemish; Meteren in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Méteren

Meteren
Méteren, view to a street
Méteren, view to a street
Location of Méteren
Méteren is located in France
Méteren
Méteren
Méteren is located in Hauts-de-France
Méteren
Méteren
Coordinates: 50°44′29″N 2°41′35″E / 50.7414°N 2.6931°E / 50.7414; 2.6931Coordinates: 50°44′29″N 2°41′35″E / 50.7414°N 2.6931°E / 50.7414; 2.6931
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonBailleul
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Flandre Intérieure
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Béatrice Descamps
Area
1
18.44 km2 (7.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,315
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Méterennois (es)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59401 /59270
Elevation20–150 m (66–492 ft)
(avg. 44 m or 144 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PoliticsEdit

Presidential Elections 2nd RoundEdit

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron En Marche! 58.93
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 61.01
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 57.64
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 85.30

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HeraldryEdit

The arms of Méteren are blazoned :
Gules, 2 keys in saltire respectant argent, overall on an inescutcheon Or, 3 horns sable, tied gules.



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Résultats France - Présidentielle 2017 - 1er et 2nd tour". Le Monde.fr.