Boeschepe

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Boeschepe
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Coat of arms of Boeschepe
Coat of arms
Boeschepe is located in France
Boeschepe
Boeschepe
Coordinates: 50°48′01″N 2°41′31″E / 50.8003°N 2.6919°E / 50.8003; 2.6919Coordinates: 50°48′01″N 2°41′31″E / 50.8003°N 2.6919°E / 50.8003; 2.6919
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Steenvoorde
Intercommunality Monts de Flandres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Bourgeois
Area1 13.59 km2 (5.25 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,202
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59086 / 59299
Elevation 28–153 m (92–502 ft)
(avg. 74 m or 243 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.

Boeschepe is a commune in the Nord department in northern France, next to the Belgian border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,758 —    
1800 1,473 −16.2%
1806 1,692 +14.9%
1821 1,862 +10.0%
1831 1,935 +3.9%
1836 1,975 +2.1%
1841 1,938 −1.9%
1846 1,953 +0.8%
1851 1,985 +1.6%
1856 1,954 −1.6%
1861 2,011 +2.9%
1866 2,103 +4.6%
1872 2,201 +4.7%
1876 2,241 +1.8%
1881 2,175 −2.9%
1886 2,222 +2.2%
1891 2,234 +0.5%
1896 2,208 −1.2%
1901 2,184 −1.1%
1906 2,284 +4.6%
1911 2,180 −4.6%
1921 2,064 −5.3%
1926 2,093 +1.4%
1931 1,969 −5.9%
1936 2,058 +4.5%
1946 2,111 +2.6%
1954 2,089 −1.0%
1962 2,085 −0.2%
1968 2,015 −3.4%
1975 1,883 −6.6%
1982 1,747 −7.2%
1990 1,906 +9.1%
1999 2,012 +5.6%
2006 2,177 +8.2%
2009 2,202 +1.1%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Boeschepe
The arms of Boeschepe are blazoned :

Or, 3 chevrons sable. (Bersillies, Boeschepe, Boussières-sur-Sambre, Colleret, Cousolre, Flaumont-Waudrechies, Hautmont, Limont-Fontaine, Lompret, Masny, Neuville-en-Avesnois and Saint-Rémy-du-Nord use the same arms.)



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