Bachant

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Bachant
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Bachant
Coat of arms
Bachant is located in France
Bachant
Bachant
Coordinates: 50°12′55″N 3°51′55″E / 50.2153°N 3.8653°E / 50.2153; 3.8653Coordinates: 50°12′55″N 3°51′55″E / 50.2153°N 3.8653°E / 50.2153; 3.8653
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Berlaimont
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Gandibleux
Area1 9.37 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,393
 • Density 260/km2 (660/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59041 / 59138
Elevation 127–169 m (417–554 ft)
(avg. 142 m or 466 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 399 —    
1800 487 +22.1%
1806 536 +10.1%
1821 612 +14.2%
1831 674 +10.1%
1836 688 +2.1%
1841 744 +8.1%
1846 788 +5.9%
1851 824 +4.6%
1856 867 +5.2%
1861 895 +3.2%
1866 931 +4.0%
1872 964 +3.5%
1876 935 −3.0%
1881 976 +4.4%
1886 1,004 +2.9%
1891 1,006 +0.2%
1896 1,036 +3.0%
1901 1,053 +1.6%
1906 1,052 −0.1%
1911 1,124 +6.8%
1921 1,274 +13.3%
1926 1,684 +32.2%
1931 1,959 +16.3%
1936 2,084 +6.4%
1946 1,224 −41.3%
1954 2,054 +67.8%
1962 2,568 +25.0%
1968 2,750 +7.1%
1975 2,692 −2.1%
1982 2,534 −5.9%
1990 2,498 −1.4%
1999 2,385 −4.5%
2006 2,400 +0.6%
2009 2,393 −0.3%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bachant
The arms of Bachant are blazoned :

Gules, a chevron Or between 3 trefoils argent. (Bachant and Vieux-Mesnil use the same arms.)



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