Croix, Nord

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Croix
Coordinates: 50°40′41″N3°09′03″E / 50.6781°N 3.1508°E / 50.6781; 3.1508 Coordinates: 50°40′41″N3°09′03″E / 50.6781°N 3.1508°E / 50.6781; 3.1508
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Croix
Intercommunality Métropole Européenne de Lille
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Régis Cauche
Area
1
4.44 km2 (1.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01) [1]
21,567
  Density4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59163 /59170
Elevation20–48 m (66–157 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

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It is located northeast of the city of Lille about 7 km (4.3 mi) from the centre.

The headquarters of Auchan, a hypermarket chain, are located in Croix. [2]

Heraldry

Arms of Croix Blason de la ville de Croix (59) Nord-France.svg
Arms of Croix
The arms of Croix are blazoned  :

Argent, a cross azure. (Croix, Clairfayts and Marcq-en-Barœul use the same arms.)

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE . Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Head office / Group Archived 2010-02-02 at the Wayback Machine ." Auchan. Retrieved on 20 September 2009.