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Coordinates: 50°35′26″N 3°06′42″E / 50.5906°N 3.1117°E / 50.5906; 3.1117Coordinates: 50°35′26″N 3°06′42″E / 50.5906°N 3.1117°E / 50.5906; 3.1117{{#coordinates:50.5906|3.1117|type:city(6010)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Nord-Pas-de-Calais</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Nord</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Lille</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Seclin-Nord</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Intercommunality</th><td> Lille Métropole</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2001–2008) </th><td> Dany Wattebled</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 8.41 km2 (3.25 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (1999)2</th><td> 6,010</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 710/km2 (1,900/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 59343 / 59810</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left; font-size:smaller"> 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.</td></tr></table>

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

Heraldry

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The arms of Lesquin are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)



Economy

When Flandre Air existed, it had its head office at Lille Airport and in Lesquin.[1] On 30 March 2001 Flandre, Proteus Airlines, and Regional Airlines merged into Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne.[2]

Sport

Lesquin is the home of Championnat de France Amateurs club, US Lesquin.[citation needed]

Airport

Lille Airport is located in Lesquin.

See also

References

  1. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 26 March-1 April 1997. "44.
  2. ^ "History." Régional Compagnie Aérienne Européenne. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.

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