Coordinates: 50°34′19″N 2°52′07″E / 50.5719°N 2.8686°E / 50.5719; 2.8686Coordinates: 50°34′19″N 2°52′07″E / 50.5719°N 2.8686°E / 50.5719; 2.8686
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton La Bassée
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
  Mayor (20082014) Marie-Joseph Bonnel
Area1 2.77 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 306
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59658 / 59134
Elevation 26–39 m (85–128 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 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.

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


It is part of the Urban Community of Lille Métropole.


The arms of Wicres are blazoned :

Vert, a fess ermine. (Oignies, Beaucamps-Ligny, Estrées, Gruson and Wicres use the same arms.)

See also


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