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Coordinates: 50°03′29″N 3°55′42″E / 50.0581°N 3.9283°E / 50.0581; 3.9283Coordinates: 50°03′29″N 3°55′42″E / 50.0581°N 3.9283°E / 50.0581; 3.9283
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud
Intercommunality Pays d'Avesnes
  Mayor (20082014) Jean-Jacques Anceau
Area1 25.1 km2 (9.7 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,396
  Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59218 / 59219
Elevation 148–217 m (486–712 ft)
(avg. 385 m or 1,263 ft)

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.

Étrœungt (French pronunciation: [e.tʁœ̃]) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


The river l'Helpe Minor (one of la Sambre's affluents) runs through the village. The river is subject to occasional flooding. Étrœungt is bordered by ten other communes, including two from Aisne department: Avesnelles, Boulogne-sur-Helpe, Féron, Floyon, Haut-Lieu, La Flamengrie (Aisne), Larouillies, Rainsars, Rocquigny (Aisne), Sémeries. The nearest train station is (SNCF) Avesnes-sur-Helpe. It is 110km from Lille (Préfecture du Nord), Brussels and Reims (Marne); 55km from Valenciennes, Laon, Mons and Charleroi; 22km from Maubeuge; 10km from Fourmies and 7km from Avesnes-sur-Helpe. Highways leading to Étrœungt are the RN2 from Paris to Brussels. Belgium is just 15km away.


The arms of Étrœungt are blazoned :

Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 3 fesses gules; 2&3: Argent, 3 wagoner's axes top 2 addorsed gules. [1](Bermerain, Étrœungt, Féron, Ferrière-la-Grande, Lez-Fontaine, Rousies, Solre-le-Château and Solrinnes use the same arms.)

See also


  1. Arms of the families of Croÿ-Solre and Croÿ-Renty quartered
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