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Wallers

Wallers
The Church of St. Barbara viewed from the mines of Anzin
The Church of St. Barbara viewed from the mines of Anzin
Wallers is located in France
Wallers
Wallers
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Valenciennes-Nord
Intercommunality Porte du Hainaut
Government
 • Mayor
  • Claude Larcanché 2001–2008
  • Salvatore Castiglione 2008–2014 2014–2020
Area1 20.89 km2 (8.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 5,582
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59632 / 59135
Elevation 15–135 m (49–443 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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.

Wallers is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.
Its is known for the mythical Trench of Arenberg, one of the most notorious passages in the Paris–Roubaix cycling race, held annually in April.

Heraldry

Arms of Wallers
The arms of Wallers are blazoned :

Or, 3 fesses gules. (Saint-Hilaire-lez-Cambrai, Villereau and Wallers, Rambures use the same arms.)



See also

References

  • INSEE commune file


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