Avelin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Avelin
Coat of arms of Avelin
Coat of arms
Avelin is located in France
Avelin
Avelin
Coordinates: 50°32′26″N 3°04′57″E / 50.5406°N 3.0825°E / 50.5406; 3.0825Coordinates: 50°32′26″N 3°04′57″E / 50.5406°N 3.0825°E / 50.5406; 3.0825
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Pont-à-Marcq
Intercommunality Pays de Pévèle
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Sarazin
Area
 • Land1 13.76 km2 (5.31 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 2,531
 • Population2 density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59034 / 59710
Elevation 29–58 m (95–190 ft)
(avg. 47 m or 154 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.

Avelin is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the centre of Lille.

The village's name is of Germanic origin.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,323 —    
1800 1,275 −3.6%
1806 1,526 +19.7%
1821 1,599 +4.8%
1831 1,570 −1.8%
1836 1,649 +5.0%
1841 1,682 +2.0%
1846 1,762 +4.8%
1851 1,764 +0.1%
1856 1,721 −2.4%
1861 1,728 +0.4%
1866 1,706 −1.3%
1872 1,687 −1.1%
1876 1,613 −4.4%
1881 1,586 −1.7%
1886 1,572 −0.9%
1891 1,548 −1.5%
1896 1,514 −2.2%
1901 1,511 −0.2%
1906 1,509 −0.1%
1911 1,387 −8.1%
1921 1,322 −4.7%
1926 1,366 +3.3%
1931 1,370 +0.3%
1936 1,368 −0.1%
1946 1,348 −1.5%
1954 1,391 +3.2%
1962 1,391 +0.0%
1968 1,306 −6.1%
1975 1,292 −1.1%
1982 1,817 +40.6%
1990 2,317 +27.5%
1999 2,307 −0.4%
2006 2,451 +6.2%
2009 2,531 +3.3%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Avelin
The arms of Avelin are blazoned :
Gules, a chief ermine.



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pays de Pévèle