Bois-Grenier

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Bois-Grenier
Coat of arms of Bois-Grenier
Coat of arms
Bois-Grenier is located in France
Bois-Grenier
Bois-Grenier
Coordinates: 50°38′59″N 2°52′30″E / 50.6497°N 2.875°E / 50.6497; 2.875Coordinates: 50°38′59″N 2°52′30″E / 50.6497°N 2.875°E / 50.6497; 2.875
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Armentières
Intercommunality Weppes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Delepaul
Area
 • Land1 7.25 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,482
 • Population2 density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59088 / 59280
Elevation 15–20 m (49–66 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

Bois-Grenier is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Located south of Armentieres and bordering with the department of Pas-de-Calais.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1856 1,152 —    
1861 1,194 +3.6%
1866 1,198 +0.3%
1872 1,186 −1.0%
1876 1,291 +8.9%
1881 1,225 −5.1%
1886 1,235 +0.8%
1891 1,189 −3.7%
1896 1,153 −3.0%
1901 1,218 +5.6%
1906 1,231 +1.1%
1911 1,229 −0.2%
1921 585 −52.4%
1926 718 +22.7%
1931 689 −4.0%
1936 708 +2.8%
1946 723 +2.1%
1954 683 −5.5%
1962 655 −4.1%
1968 751 +14.7%
1975 1,004 +33.7%
1982 1,218 +21.3%
1990 1,356 +11.3%
1999 1,450 +6.9%
2006 1,405 −3.1%
2009 1,482 +5.5%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bois-Grenier

The arms of Bois-Grenier are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: Or, a lion sable, overall a bend compony argent and gules; 2: Argent, a fleur de lys gules, and in chief a sun and a descrescent Or; 3: Azure, a chapel with steeple argent; 4: Gules, a lion argent armed and langued Or.




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