Comines, Nord

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Town hall and belfry
Town hall and belfry
Coat of arms of Comines
Coat of arms
Location of Comines
Comines is located in France
Comines is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°45′42″N 3°00′31″E / 50.7616°N 3.0086°E / 50.7616; 3.0086Coordinates: 50°45′42″N 3°00′31″E / 50.7616°N 3.0086°E / 50.7616; 3.0086
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Lambersart
Intercommunality Métropole Européenne de Lille
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Detournay
16.02 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
 • Density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59152 /59560
Elevation 11–24 m (36–79 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Comines (Dutch: Komen) is a commune of the Nord department in northern France.


The town of Comines sits on the Franco-Belgian border and is split into two parts: Comines (France) and Comines (Belgium), part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton.


Arms of Comines
The arms of Comines are blazoned :
Argent, a key palewise sable between 5 cinqfoils gules 2,2,1.


The belfry of Comines is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the Belfries of Belgium and France.

See also

External links

  • INSEE commune file

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