Boursies

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Boursies
Coat of arms of Boursies
Coat of arms
Boursies is located in France
Boursies
Boursies
Coordinates: 50°08′27″N 3°02′02″E / 50.1408°N 3.0339°E / 50.1408; 3.0339Coordinates: 50°08′27″N 3°02′02″E / 50.1408°N 3.0339°E / 50.1408; 3.0339
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Marcoing
Intercommunality l'Enclave
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Charles Caudrillier
Area
 • Land1 7.62 km2 (2.94 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 339
 • Population2 density 44/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59097 / 62147
Elevation 64–103 m (210–338 ft)
(avg. 90 m or 300 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 603 —    
1800 616 +2.2%
1806 656 +6.5%
1821 721 +9.9%
1831 811 +12.5%
1836 811 +0.0%
1841 819 +1.0%
1846 871 +6.3%
1851 818 −6.1%
1856 802 −2.0%
1861 794 −1.0%
1866 809 +1.9%
1872 807 −0.2%
1876 808 +0.1%
1881 704 −12.9%
1886 630 −10.5%
1891 613 −2.7%
1896 565 −7.8%
1901 571 +1.1%
1906 574 +0.5%
1911 551 −4.0%
1921 355 −35.6%
1926 361 +1.7%
1931 364 +0.8%
1936 340 −6.6%
1946 296 −12.9%
1954 307 +3.7%
1962 297 −3.3%
1968 318 +7.1%
1975 285 −10.4%
1982 239 −16.1%
1990 243 +1.7%
1999 285 +17.3%
2006 302 +6.0%
2009 339 +12.3%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Boursies

The arms of Boursies are blazoned :
Or, 3 lions azure, on a chief gules, a demi-'Notre-Dame-de-Grâce de carnation' issuant from the line of division, vested gules and azure and holding in her left arm the Baby Jesus. (Boursies, Cattenières, Carnières, Estrun, Maresches, Onnaing, Ors, Orsinval, Thun-l'Évêque and originally, Notre-Dame de Cambrai, use the same arms.)




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