Grande-Synthe

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Grande-Synthe
Grande-Synthe in the arrondissement o Dunkirk
Grande-Synthe in the arrondissement o Dunkirk
Grande-Synthe is locatit in Fraunce
Grande-Synthe
Grande-Synthe
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Grande-Synthe is locatit in Hauts-de-France
Grande-Synthe
Grande-Synthe
Coordinates: 51°00′50″N 2°18′10″E / 51.0139°N 2.3028°E / 51.0139; 2.3028Coordinates: 51°00′50″N 2°18′10″E / 51.0139°N 2.3028°E / 51.0139; 2.3028
Kintra Fraunce
Region Hauts-de-France
Depairtment Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Grande-Synthe
Intercommunality Dunkerque grand littoral
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Damien Carème
Area1 21.44 km2 (8.28 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 23,247
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59271 /59760

1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Grande-Synthe is a commune in the Nord department in the Nord-Pas de Calais region in northren Fraunce.

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Grande-Synthe is twinned wi: