Beuvry-la-Forêt

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Beuvry-la-Forêt
Beuvry-la-Forêt Town Hall
Beuvry-la-Forêt Town Hall
Coat of arms of Beuvry-la-Forêt
Coat of arms
Beuvry-la-Forêt is located in France
Beuvry-la-Forêt
Beuvry-la-Forêt
Coordinates: 50°27′36″N 3°17′16″E / 50.46°N 3.2878°E / 50.46; 3.2878Coordinates: 50°27′36″N 3°17′16″E / 50.46°N 3.2878°E / 50.46; 3.2878
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Douai
Canton Orchies
Intercommunality Orchies-Beuvry-la-Forêt
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Bridault
Area1 12.52 km2 (4.83 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,723
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59080 / 59310
Elevation 14–35 m (46–115 ft)
(avg. 21 m or 69 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.

Beuvry-la-Forêt is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,631 —    
1800 1,680 +3.0%
1806 1,777 +5.8%
1821 1,946 +9.5%
1831 2,027 +4.2%
1836 2,038 +0.5%
1841 1,964 −3.6%
1846 1,990 +1.3%
1851 1,972 −0.9%
1856 1,937 −1.8%
1861 1,936 −0.1%
1866 1,877 −3.0%
1872 1,871 −0.3%
1876 1,879 +0.4%
1881 1,810 −3.7%
1886 1,738 −4.0%
1891 1,727 −0.6%
1896 1,710 −1.0%
1901 1,718 +0.5%
1906 1,743 +1.5%
1911 1,742 −0.1%
1921 1,675 −3.8%
1926 1,690 +0.9%
1931 1,656 −2.0%
1936 1,658 +0.1%
1946 1,647 −0.7%
1954 1,704 +3.5%
1962 1,814 +6.5%
1968 1,804 −0.6%
1975 1,869 +3.6%
1982 2,175 +16.4%
1990 2,337 +7.4%
1999 2,762 +18.2%
2006 2,818 +2.0%
2009 2,723 −3.4%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Beuvry-la-Forêt
The arms of Beuvry-la-Forêt are blazoned :

Or, on an escarbuncle sable a ruby gules. (Abscon, Beuvry-la-Forêt, Erre, Fenain, Marchiennes, Ronchin, Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes and Wandignies-Hamage use the same arms.)



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