Crespin, Nord

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Coat of arms of Crespin
Coat of arms
Crespin is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Crespin is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 3°39′44″E / 50.4208°N 3.6622°E / 50.4208; 3.6622Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 3°39′44″E / 50.4208°N 3.6622°E / 50.4208; 3.6622
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Marly
Intercommunality CA Valenciennes Métropole
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Dée
Area1 9.94 km2 (3.84 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,458
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 59160 /59154
Elevation 16–32 m (52–105 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

Crespin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. The town of Crespin was founded in 648 with the building of the Crespin Abbey by Saint Landelin.


Arms of Crespin
The arms of Crespin are blazoned :
Azure, fretty argent.

See also


  • INSEE commune file
  • INSEE census, 2009
  • History of Crespin

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