Cerfontaine, Nord


Coat of arms

Coordinates: 50°15′42″N 4°01′41″E / 50.2617°N 4.0281°E / 50.2617; 4.0281Coordinates: 50°15′42″N 4°01′41″E / 50.2617°N 4.0281°E / 50.2617; 4.0281
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge-Sud
  Mayor (20082014) Jacky Sautier
Area1 3.87 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 559
  Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59142 / 59680
Elevation 135–183 m (443–600 ft)
(avg. 156 m or 512 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.

Cerfontaine is a commune of the Nord department in northern France.


The arms of Cerfontaine are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)

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