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Coordinates: 50°40′10″N 3°07′51″E / 50.6694°N 3.1308°E / 50.6694; 3.1308Coordinates: 50°40′10″N 3°07′51″E / 50.6694°N 3.1308°E / 50.6694; 3.1308{{#coordinates:50.6694|3.1308|type:city(18541)_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> Roubaix-Ouest</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 (2008–2014) </th><td> Gérard Vignoble (NC)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 6.86 km2 (2.65 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (1999)2</th><td> 18,541</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 59646 / 59290</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>

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

The town originally had a Flemish name; it was written as Waskenhal in the 11th century.

The third stage of the 2004 Tour de France finished in Wasquehal. Jean-Patrick Nazon won the mass sprint ahead of Erik Zabel and Robbie McEwen.


Wasquehal has an area of Script error: No such module "convert". and a population density of 2,702.8/km².


Église Saint Clément
Église Saint Clément
The arms of Wasquehal are blazoned :
Chequy argent and gules, each argent piece charged with an ermine spot sable. or, more simply, Chequy ermine and gules.


Historical population of Wasquehal
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Sister city

Wasquehal is twinned with Beyne-Heusay (Belgium)

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