Raismes

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Raismes
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The Sabatier mine
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Location of Raismes
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Raismes
Coordinates: 50°23′23″N3°29′12″E / 50.3897°N 3.4867°E / 50.3897; 3.4867 Coordinates: 50°23′23″N3°29′12″E / 50.3897°N 3.4867°E / 50.3897; 3.4867
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Saint-Amand-les-Eaux
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de la Porte du Hainaut
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Aymeric Robin
Area
1
33.31 km2 (12.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [1]
12,587
  Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59491 /59590
Elevation17–124 m (56–407 ft)
(avg. 28 m or 92 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Raismes is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. The flutist Gaston Blanquart (1877–1962) was born in Raismes.

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Raismes is known for hosting the annual rock music festival Raismes Fest.

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.