Arleux

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Arleux
Arleux is located in France
Arleux
Arleux
Coordinates: 50°16′51″N 3°06′25″E / 50.2808°N 3.1069°E / 50.2808; 3.1069Coordinates: 50°16′51″N 3°06′25″E / 50.2808°N 3.1069°E / 50.2808; 3.1069
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Arleux
Intercommunality Douaisis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Masclet
Area1 11.10 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,776
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59015 / 59151
Elevation 32–71 m (105–233 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.

Arleux is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The Sensée River joins the Canal du Nord at Arleux.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,535 —    
1800 1,460 −4.9%
1806 1,636 +12.1%
1821 1,839 +12.4%
1831 1,744 −5.2%
1836 1,755 +0.6%
1841 1,721 −1.9%
1846 1,685 −2.1%
1851 1,557 −7.6%
1856 1,528 −1.9%
1861 1,660 +8.6%
1866 1,640 −1.2%
1872 1,675 +2.1%
1876 1,688 +0.8%
1881 1,723 +2.1%
1886 1,686 −2.1%
1891 1,682 −0.2%
1896 1,723 +2.4%
1901 1,639 −4.9%
1906 1,580 −3.6%
1911 1,738 +10.0%
1921 1,264 −27.3%
1926 1,622 +28.3%
1931 1,724 +6.3%
1936 1,657 −3.9%
1946 1,789 +8.0%
1954 1,800 +0.6%
1962 1,961 +8.9%
1968 2,214 +12.9%
1975 2,225 +0.5%
1982 2,605 +17.1%
1990 2,656 +2.0%
1999 2,570 −3.2%
2006 2,467 −4.0%
2009 2,776 +12.5%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Arleux
The arms of Arleux are blazoned :
Argent, 3 towers gules.



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