Artres

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Artres
Coat of arms of Artres
Coat of arms
Artres is located in France
Artres
Artres
Coordinates: 50°17′39″N 3°32′28″E / 50.2942°N 3.5411°E / 50.2942; 3.5411Coordinates: 50°17′39″N 3°32′28″E / 50.2942°N 3.5411°E / 50.2942; 3.5411
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Valenciennes-Sud
Intercommunality Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Lerat
Area1 6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,040
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59019 / 59269
Elevation 39–96 m (128–315 ft)
(avg. 84 m or 276 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.

Artres is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. A group of grave objects from a Frankish noble lady was found in Artres in the nineteenth century. Known as the Artres Treasure, it is now mostly in the British Museum.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1800 245 —    
1806 203 −17.1%
1821 259 +27.6%
1831 552 +113.1%
1836 666 +20.7%
1841 711 +6.8%
1846 819 +15.2%
1851 804 −1.8%
1856 899 +11.8%
1861 969 +7.8%
1866 952 −1.8%
1872 1,005 +5.6%
1876 1,019 +1.4%
1881 1,048 +2.8%
1886 1,032 −1.5%
1891 1,054 +2.1%
1896 1,050 −0.4%
1901 1,047 −0.3%
1906 1,042 −0.5%
1911 973 −6.6%
1921 892 −8.3%
1926 908 +1.8%
1931 950 +4.6%
1936 979 +3.1%
1946 966 −1.3%
1954 999 +3.4%
1962 995 −0.4%
1968 905 −9.0%
1975 853 −5.7%
1982 979 +14.8%
1990 1,087 +11.0%
1999 1,071 −1.5%
2006 1,059 −1.1%
2009 1,040 −1.8%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Artres
The arms of Artres are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Museum Highlights [1]