Bambecque

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Bambecque
Bambeke
Kerk-Bambeke.jpg
Coat of arms of Bambecque
Coat of arms
Bambecque is located in France
Bambecque
Bambecque
Coordinates: 50°54′05″N 2°32′55″E / 50.9014°N 2.5486°E / 50.9014; 2.5486Coordinates: 50°54′05″N 2°32′55″E / 50.9014°N 2.5486°E / 50.9014; 2.5486
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkirk
Canton Hondschoote
Intercommunality Flandre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Grégoire Francke
Area
 • Land1 11.81 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 719
 • Population2 density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59046 / 59470
Elevation 2–24 m (6.6–78.7 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 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.

Bambecque (from Dutch, Bambeke in the modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,000 —    
1800 1,019 +1.9%
1806 1,139 +11.8%
1821 1,143 +0.4%
1831 1,139 −0.3%
1836 1,164 +2.2%
1841 1,156 −0.7%
1846 1,168 +1.0%
1851 1,126 −3.6%
1856 1,077 −4.4%
1861 1,050 −2.5%
1866 1,014 −3.4%
1872 953 −6.0%
1876 985 +3.4%
1881 998 +1.3%
1886 982 −1.6%
1891 974 −0.8%
1896 919 −5.6%
1901 883 −3.9%
1906 875 −0.9%
1911 851 −2.7%
1921 820 −3.6%
1926 763 −7.0%
1931 741 −2.9%
1936 702 −5.3%
1946 735 +4.7%
1954 677 −7.9%
1962 614 −9.3%
1968 642 +4.6%
1975 614 −4.4%
1982 614 +0.0%
1990 589 −4.1%
1999 655 +11.2%
2006 673 +2.7%
2009 719 +6.8%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bambecque

The arms of Bambecque are blazoned :
Argent, a lion sable, armed and langued gules. (The arms of Bambecque, Crochte, Killem and Maing are essentially the same)




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