Bouvines

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Bouvines
Coat of arms of Bouvines
Coat of arms
Bouvines is located in France
Bouvines
Bouvines
Coordinates: 50°34′59″N 3°10′59″E / 50.583°N 3.183°E / 50.583; 3.183Coordinates: 50°34′59″N 3°10′59″E / 50.583°N 3.183°E / 50.583; 3.183
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Cysoing
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Bouvard
Area
 • Land1 2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 713
 • Population2 density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59106 / 59830

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.

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

It was the site of the Battle of Bouvines, on 27 July 1214.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 300 —    
1800 327 +9.0%
1806 443 +35.5%
1821 480 +8.4%
1831 521 +8.5%
1836 548 +5.2%
1841 551 +0.5%
1846 563 +2.2%
1851 575 +2.1%
1856 588 +2.3%
1861 579 −1.5%
1866 590 +1.9%
1872 602 +2.0%
1876 601 −0.2%
1881 565 −6.0%
1886 591 +4.6%
1891 577 −2.4%
1896 544 −5.7%
1901 561 +3.1%
1906 589 +5.0%
1911 598 +1.5%
1921 586 −2.0%
1926 623 +6.3%
1931 625 +0.3%
1936 612 −2.1%
1946 679 +10.9%
1954 604 −11.0%
1962 564 −6.6%
1968 560 −0.7%
1975 611 +9.1%
1982 577 −5.6%
1990 683 +18.4%
1999 773 +13.2%
2006 723 −6.5%
2009 713 −1.4%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bouvines
The arms of Bouvines are blazoned :

Bendy Or and azure. (Baisieux, Bouvines and Cysoing use the same arms.)



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