Neuf-Berquin

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Neuf-Berquin
Nieuw-Berkijn
Commune
Eglise de Neuf-Berquin - 1.JPG
Coat of arms of Neuf-Berquin
Coat of arms
Neuf-Berquin is located in France
Neuf-Berquin
Neuf-Berquin
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Neuf-Berquin is located in Hauts-de-France
Neuf-Berquin
Neuf-Berquin
Coordinates: 50°39′40″N 2°40′20″E / 50.6611°N 2.6722°E / 50.6611; 2.6722Coordinates: 50°39′40″N 2°40′20″E / 50.6611°N 2.6722°E / 50.6611; 2.6722
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Hazebrouck
Intercommunality Monts de Flandres - Plaine de la Lys
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Debeugny
Area1 6.4 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,156
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Neuf-Berquinois (es)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 59423 /59940
Elevation 15–18 m (49–59 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.

Neuf-Berquin (from Dutch: Nieuw-Berkijn) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

French composer and clarinetist Ferdinand Capelle was born in Neuf-Berquin

Heraldry

Arms of Neuf-Berquin
The arms of Neuf-Berquin are blazoned :
Gules, an inescutcheon Or.



See also

References

  • INSEE commune file
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