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Coordinates: 50°25′37″N 3°10′59″E / 50.427°N 3.183°E / 50.427; 3.183Coordinates: 50°25′37″N 3°10′59″E / 50.427°N 3.183°E / 50.427; 3.183
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Douai-Nord
Intercommunality Douaisis
  Mayor (20012008) Daniel Lemaire
Area1 19.22 km2 (7.42 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 5,441
  Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59239 / 59148
Elevation 15–40 m (49–131 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

Flines-lez-Raches is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


The arms of Flines-lez-Raches are blazoned :

Or, a lion sable armed and langued gules. ('Flanders' and the communes of Thourotte, Crépy-en-Valois, Bollezeele, Feignies, Flines-lez-Raches and Wormhout use the same arms.)

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