Merris

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

It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) west-northwest of Armentières, and about 20 km (12 mi) north of Béthune.

Merris
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Coat of arms of Merris

Coat of arms
Location of Merris
Merris is located in France
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Merris
Merris is located in Hauts-de-France
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Coordinates: 50°42′59″N 2°39′40″E / 50.7164°N 2.6611°ECoordinates: 50°42′59″N 2°39′40″E / 50.7164°N 2.6611°E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDunkerque
CantonBailleul
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Flandre Intérieure
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Yves Delfolie
Area
1
10.09 km2 (3.90 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
1,032
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Merrisiens(iennes)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59399 /59270
Elevation18–61 m (59–200 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.

Politics

Presidential Elections 2nd Round

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron En Marche! 54.33
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 63.05
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 61.51
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 83.45

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Heraldry

Arms of Merris
The arms of Merris are blazoned :

Argent, 3 horns sable tied gules. (Hardifort, Merris and Oudezeele use the same arms.)

See also

References

Specific
  1. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/data/france/presidentielle-2017//

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