Méteren, view to a street

Coordinates: 50°44′29″N 2°41′35″E / 50.7414°N 2.6931°E / 50.7414; 2.6931Coordinates: 50°44′29″N 2°41′35″E / 50.7414°N 2.6931°E / 50.7414; 2.6931
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Bailleul-Sud-Ouest
Intercommunality Monts de Flandres
  Mayor (20082014) Béatrice Descamps
Area1 18.44 km2 (7.12 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,114
  Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59401 / 59270
Elevation 20–150 m (66–492 ft)
(avg. 44 m or 144 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.

Méteren (from Flemish; Meteren in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


The arms of Méteren are blazoned :
Gules, 2 keys in saltire respectant argent, overall on an inescutcheon Or, 3 horns sable, tied gules.

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