Baives

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Baives
Coat of arms of Baives
Coat of arms
Baives is located in France
Baives
Baives
Coordinates: 50°03′49″N 4°12′14″E / 50.0636°N 4.2039°E / 50.0636; 4.2039Coordinates: 50°03′49″N 4°12′14″E / 50.0636°N 4.2039°E / 50.0636; 4.2039
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Trélon
Intercommunality Guide du pays de Trélon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Gary
Area1 7.98 km2 (3.08 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 156
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59045 / 59132
Elevation 184–239 m (604–784 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 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.

Baives is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is 10 km (6.2 mi) northeast of Fourmies and 25 km (16 mi) southeast of Maubeuge.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 300 —    
1800 185 −38.3%
1806 277 +49.7%
1821 272 −1.8%
1831 333 +22.4%
1836 324 −2.7%
1841 320 −1.2%
1846 308 −3.7%
1851 318 +3.2%
1856 311 −2.2%
1861 283 −9.0%
1866 270 −4.6%
1872 248 −8.1%
1876 233 −6.0%
1881 256 +9.9%
1886 234 −8.6%
1891 216 −7.7%
1896 227 +5.1%
1901 220 −3.1%
1906 237 +7.7%
1911 214 −9.7%
1921 228 +6.5%
1926 218 −4.4%
1931 191 −12.4%
1936 203 +6.3%
1946 190 −6.4%
1954 174 −8.4%
1962 206 +18.4%
1968 193 −6.3%
1975 151 −21.8%
1982 123 −18.5%
1990 129 +4.9%
1999 141 +9.3%
2006 152 +7.8%
2009 156 +2.6%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Baives
The arms of Baives are blazoned :

Gules, 2 fesses embattled counterembattled argent, overall on a canton Gules, 3 pales vair and a chief Or. (Baives and Willies use the same arms.)



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