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For the village, also in Nord, which was the site of the Battle of Wattignies, see Wattignies-la-Victoire.
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Coordinates: 50°35′08″N 3°02′38″E / 50.5856°N 3.0439°E / 50.5856; 3.0439Coordinates: 50°35′08″N 3°02′38″E / 50.5856°N 3.0439°E / 50.5856; 3.0439{{#coordinates:50.5856|3.0439|type:city(14440)_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 (2008–2014) </th><td> Alain Pluss</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 6.31 km2 (2.44 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (1999)2</th><td> 14,440</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 59648 / 59139</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>

Wattignies (Dutch Wattenijs) is a commune in the Nord department of northern France. It lies to the south-west of the Lille conurbation. It covers an area of Script error: No such module "convert"., and as at 1999 its population was 14,440.

Neighboring communes

Lille, Faches-Thumesnil, Templemars, Seclin, Noyelles-lès-Seclin, Emmerin and Loos-lez-Lille.


The arms of Wattignies are blazoned :
Or, a saltire embattled counter-embattled sable.

Twin towns

Wattignies is twinned with:

See also


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