Coordinates: 50°33′47″N 2°54′05″E / 50.5631°N 2.9014°E / 50.5631; 2.9014Coordinates: 50°33′47″N 2°54′05″E / 50.5631°N 2.9014°E / 50.5631; 2.9014
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton La Bassée
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
  Mayor (20082014) Georges Legrand
Area1 7.71 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 5,524
  Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59524 / 59184
Elevation 18–41 m (59–135 ft)
(avg. 29 m or 95 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.

Sainghin-en-Weppes is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.


The arms of Sainghin-en-Weppes are blazoned :

Gules, a chief Or. (La Neuville, Fresnes-sur-Escaut, Ostricourt, Phalempin and Sainghin-en-Weppes use the same arms.)

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