Auchy-lez-Orchies

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Auchy-lez-Orchies
Coat of arms of Auchy-lez-Orchies
Coat of arms
Auchy-lez-Orchies is located in France
Auchy-lez-Orchies
Auchy-lez-Orchies
Coordinates: 50°28′49″N 3°12′24″E / 50.4803°N 3.2067°E / 50.4803; 3.2067Coordinates: 50°28′49″N 3°12′24″E / 50.4803°N 3.2067°E / 50.4803; 3.2067
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Orchies
Intercommunality Espace en Pévèle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Leroy
Area
 • Land1 7.79 km2 (3.01 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,473
 • Population2 density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59029 / 59310
Elevation 32–52 m (105–171 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 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.

Auchy-lez-Orchies is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,076 —    
1800 1,132 +5.2%
1806 1,199 +5.9%
1821 1,251 +4.3%
1831 1,409 +12.6%
1836 1,431 +1.6%
1841 1,471 +2.8%
1846 1,576 +7.1%
1851 1,654 +4.9%
1856 1,716 +3.7%
1861 1,690 −1.5%
1866 1,426 −15.6%
1872 1,368 −4.1%
1876 1,364 −0.3%
1881 1,347 −1.2%
1886 1,399 +3.9%
1891 1,328 −5.1%
1896 1,239 −6.7%
1901 1,185 −4.4%
1906 1,138 −4.0%
1911 1,098 −3.5%
1921 1,025 −6.6%
1926 1,041 +1.6%
1931 1,034 −0.7%
1936 1,017 −1.6%
1946 1,041 +2.4%
1954 988 −5.1%
1962 931 −5.8%
1968 889 −4.5%
1975 887 −0.2%
1982 1,038 +17.0%
1990 1,142 +10.0%
1999 1,155 +1.1%
2006 1,368 +18.4%
2009 1,473 +7.7%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Auchy-lez-Orchies
The arms of Auchy-lez-Orchies are blazoned :
Azure, on a bend argent, 3 saltires couped ?raguly? gules.



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