Place:Bray-Dunes, Nord, France

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NameBray-Dunes
TypeCommune
Coordinates51.067°N 2.5°E
Located inNord, France
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Bray-Dunes (Brayduinen in Dutch) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France, located on the Belgian border. The nearest town in Belgium being Adinkerke.

It is France's northernmost commune and includes the northernmost point in all of France: mainland Europe, metropolitan France and overseas territories included.

Bray-Dunes was the site of many casualties during World War II, during the Dunkirk evacuation.

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