Obrechies

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Obrechies
Coat of arms of Obrechies
Coat of arms
Obrechies is located in France
Obrechies
Obrechies
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Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardy
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge-Sud
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Duveaux
Area1 5.45 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 255
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59442 / 59680
Elevation 138–207 m (453–679 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

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

Heraldry

Arms of Obrechies
The arms of Obrechies are blazoned :

Azure, 3 fleurs de lys Or. (France and the communes of Estreux, Obrechies use the same arms.)



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