Briastre

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Briastre
Briastre Church.jpg
Coat of arms of Briastre
Coat of arms
Briastre is located in France
Briastre
Briastre
Coordinates: 50°09′38″N 3°29′15″E / 50.1606°N 3.4875°E / 50.1606; 3.4875Coordinates: 50°09′38″N 3°29′15″E / 50.1606°N 3.4875°E / 50.1606; 3.4875
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Solesmes
Intercommunality Caudrésis - Catésis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno Leclercq
Area1 6.92 km2 (2.67 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 686
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59108 / 59730
Elevation 67–126 m (220–413 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 515 —    
1800 514 −0.2%
1806 560 +8.9%
1821 680 +21.4%
1831 782 +15.0%
1836 788 +0.8%
1841 841 +6.7%
1846 837 −0.5%
1851 843 +0.7%
1856 921 +9.3%
1861 958 +4.0%
1866 978 +2.1%
1872 996 +1.8%
1876 980 −1.6%
1881 1,006 +2.7%
1886 965 −4.1%
1891 930 −3.6%
1896 966 +3.9%
1901 923 −4.5%
1906 894 −3.1%
1911 772 −13.6%
1921 704 −8.8%
1926 709 +0.7%
1931 696 −1.8%
1936 674 −3.2%
1946 754 +11.9%
1954 813 +7.8%
1962 843 +3.7%
1968 890 +5.6%
1975 851 −4.4%
1982 714 −16.1%
1990 650 −9.0%
1999 620 −4.6%
2006 626 +1.0%
2009 686 +9.6%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Briastre
The arms of Briastre are blazoned :

Azure, a bend Or between 6 bezants (Or). (Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes, Bantouzelle, Briastre, Noyelles-sur-Selle and Potelle use the same arms.)



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