This article is about the French commune. For the gun manufacturer, see Famars d’Abbiatico e Salvinelli.

Coat of arms

Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°31′E / 50.31°N 3.52°E / 50.31; 3.52Coordinates: 50°19′N 3°31′E / 50.31°N 3.52°E / 50.31; 3.52
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Valenciennes-Sud
Intercommunality Valenciennes Métropole
  Mayor (20012008) Albert Ioos
Area1 4.73 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,499
  Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59221 / 59300
Elevation 36–87 m (118–285 ft)
(avg. 72 m or 236 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.

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


The arms of Famars are blazoned :
Sable billetty, a lion Or, armed, langued and crowned argent.

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