Beaufort, Nord

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Beaufort
Church of the Assumption
Church of the Assumption
Coat of arms of Beaufort
Coat of arms
Beaufort is located in France
Beaufort
Beaufort
Coordinates: 50°12′56″N 3°57′54″E / 50.2156°N 3.965°E / 50.2156; 3.965Coordinates: 50°12′56″N 3°57′54″E / 50.2156°N 3.965°E / 50.2156; 3.965
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Hautmont
Intercommunality Sambre - Avesnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Monet
Area
 • Land1 12.76 km2 (4.93 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 969
 • Population2 density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59058 / 59330
Elevation 154–207 m (505–679 ft)
(avg. 168 m or 551 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 619 —    
1800 502 −18.9%
1806 841 +67.5%
1821 778 −7.5%
1831 861 +10.7%
1836 967 +12.3%
1841 1,063 +9.9%
1846 1,160 +9.1%
1851 1,232 +6.2%
1856 1,275 +3.5%
1861 1,318 +3.4%
1866 1,170 −11.2%
1872 1,142 −2.4%
1876 1,172 +2.6%
1881 1,116 −4.8%
1886 1,161 +4.0%
1891 1,109 −4.5%
1896 1,067 −3.8%
1901 1,106 +3.7%
1906 1,095 −1.0%
1911 1,073 −2.0%
1921 966 −10.0%
1926 1,024 +6.0%
1931 959 −6.3%
1936 917 −4.4%
1946 910 −0.8%
1954 954 +4.8%
1962 1,073 +12.5%
1968 1,067 −0.6%
1975 1,010 −5.3%
1982 1,011 +0.1%
1990 1,100 +8.8%
1999 1,013 −7.9%
2006 981 −3.2%
2009 969 −1.2%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Beaufort

The arms of Beaufort are blazoned :
Gules, 3 inescutcheons argent.




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