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Erchin - grotte de Lourdes -1952.jpg
Coat of arms of Erchin
Coat of arms
Erchin is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Erchin is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°19′05″N 3°10′01″E / 50.318°N 3.167°E / 50.318; 3.167Coordinates: 50°19′05″N 3°10′01″E / 50.318°N 3.167°E / 50.318; 3.167
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Aniche
Intercommunality Douaisis
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alfred Boulain
Area1 5.28 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 781
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 59199 /59169
Elevation 33–74 m (108–243 ft)
(avg. 41 m or 135 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.

Erchin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Erchin
The arms of Erchin are blazoned :

Argent, 3 chevrons sable. (Erchin and Guesnain use the same arms.)

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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