Last modified: 2002-07-20 by ivan sache
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Traditional provinces: Flanders
Bordering departments: Aisne, Pas-de-Calais, Somme
Area: 5,742 km2
Population (1995): 2,556,800 inhabitants
Sous-préfectures: Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Cambrai, Douai, Dunkirk, Valenciennes
Subdivisions: 6 arrondissements, 76 cantons, 652 communes.
The department is named after its geographical situation (North).