Orchies

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Orchies is a French town and commune in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, Nord department, in the Douai district and Orchies canton.

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Orchies is located in France
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Orchies is located in Hauts-de-France
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Coordinates: 50°28′32″N 3°14′42″E / 50.4756°N 3.245°E / 50.4756; 3.245Coordinates: 50°28′32″N 3°14′42″E / 50.4756°N 3.245°E / 50.4756; 3.245
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDouai
CantonOrchies
IntercommunalityCC Pévèle-Carembault
Area
1
10.49 km2 (4.05 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
8,633
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59449 /59310
Elevation22–49 m (72–161 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The town is in the arrondissement of Douai in the Nord department. For the election of the deputies, it is part since 1986 of the sixth constituency of the North.

Orchies in it’s canton and their district

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  1. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.