Fournes-en-Weppes

Fournes-en-Weppes is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Fournes-en-Weppes
A general view of Fournes-en-Weppes
A general view of Fournes-en-Weppes
Coat of arms of Fournes-en-Weppes
Coat of arms
Location of Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes is located in France
Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes is located in Hauts-de-France
Fournes-en-Weppes
Fournes-en-Weppes
Coordinates: 50°35′09″N 2°53′24″E / 50.5858°N 2.89°E / 50.5858; 2.89Coordinates: 50°35′09″N 2°53′24″E / 50.5858°N 2.89°E / 50.5858; 2.89
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonAnnœullin
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Herbaut
Area
1
8.22 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
2,220
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59250 /59134
Elevation26–43 m (85–141 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 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 Urban Community of Lille Métropole. Hitler spent half of his war time service in World War I here.

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Fournes-en-Weppes are blazoned :

Bendy argent and gules. (La Flamengrie, Fournes-en-Weppes and Wargnies-le-Grand use the same arms.)



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.