Crespin, Nord


Coat of arms

Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 3°39′44″E / 50.4208°N 3.6622°E / 50.4208; 3.6622Coordinates: 50°25′15″N 3°39′44″E / 50.4208°N 3.6622°E / 50.4208; 3.6622
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Condé-sur-l'Escaut
Intercommunality Valenciennes Métropole
  Mayor (20082014) Alain Dée
Area1 9.94 km2 (3.84 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 4,458
  Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59160 / 59154
Elevation 16–32 m (52–105 ft)
(avg. 25 m or 82 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.

Crespin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. The town of Crespin was founded in 648 with the building of the Crespin Abbey by Saint Landelin.


The arms of Crespin are blazoned :
Azure, fretty argent.

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