Douchy-les-Mines

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Douchy-les-Mines
Commune
Douchy-les-Mines - Fosse Boca des mines de Douchy (A).JPG
Coat of arms of Douchy-les-Mines
Coat of arms
Douchy-les-Mines is located in France
Douchy-les-Mines
Douchy-les-Mines
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Douchy-les-Mines is located in Hauts-de-France
Douchy-les-Mines
Douchy-les-Mines
Coordinates: 50°18′08″N 3°23′38″E / 50.3022°N 3.3939°E / 50.3022; 3.3939Coordinates: 50°18′08″N 3°23′38″E / 50.3022°N 3.3939°E / 50.3022; 3.3939
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Denain
Intercommunality Porte du Hainaut
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Lefebvre
Area1 9.27 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 9,900
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59179 /59282
Elevation 27–80 m (89–262 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 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.

Douchy-les-Mines is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Heraldry

Arms of Douchy-les-Mines
The arms of Douchy-les-Mines are blazoned :
Barry argent and azure, 2 sea-bass addorsed Or. (the fish are called bar in French)



International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Douchy-les-Mines is twinned with

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file

Notes

  1. ^ "Mielec- Miasta Partnerskie" [Mielec - Partnership Cities]. Oficjalny serwis Urzędu Miejskiego w Mielcu [Mielec City Council] Flag of Poland.svg (in Polish). Archived from the original on 2013-08-21. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 


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