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Ochtezeele is located in France
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Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardy
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Cassel
Intercommunality pays de Cassel
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Dusautier
Area1 5.58 km2 (2.15 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 242
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59443 / 59670
Elevation 19–62 m (62–203 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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.

Ochtezeele (from Flemish; Ochtezele in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

The small river Peene Becque flows through the village.

The closest airport to Ochtezeele is Lille Airport (56 km) also worth considering are Le Touquet (Le Touget-Paris-Plage) Airport (64 km), Beauvais-Tillé Airport (153 km), or Paris CDG Airport (201 km).[1]


The arms of Ochtezeele are blazoned :

Azure, a bend argent. (Bouvignies, Jolimetz and Ochtezeele use the same arms.)

See also