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Coat of arms of Raismes
Coat of arms
Raismes is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Raismes is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 50°23′23″N 3°29′12″E / 50.3897°N 3.4867°E / 50.3897; 3.4867Coordinates: 50°23′23″N 3°29′12″E / 50.3897°N 3.4867°E / 50.3897; 3.4867
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Saint-Amand-les-Eaux
Intercommunality Porte du Hainaut
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Cher
Area1 33.31 km2 (12.86 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 13,699
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 59491 /59590
Elevation 17–124 m (56–407 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 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.

Raismes is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. The flutist Gaston Blanquart (1877–1962) was born in Raismes.

Notable Residents

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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