Brillon

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Brillon
Coat of arms of Brillon
Coat of arms
Brillon is located in France
Brillon
Brillon
Coordinates: 50°26′12″N 3°19′52″E / 50.4367°N 3.3311°E / 50.4367; 3.3311Coordinates: 50°26′12″N 3°19′52″E / 50.4367°N 3.3311°E / 50.4367; 3.3311
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Saint-Amand-les-Eaux-Rive gauche
Intercommunality Vallée de la Scarpe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Carole Remy
Area
 • Land1 2.87 km2 (1.11 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 737
 • Population2 density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59109 / 59178
Elevation 16–21 m (52–69 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

Brillon is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is 15 km (9.3 mi) northwest of Valenciennes and 15 km (9.3 mi) northeast of Douai.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1800 649 —    
1806 702 +8.2%
1821 733 +4.4%
1831 710 −3.1%
1836 769 +8.3%
1841 736 −4.3%
1846 710 −3.5%
1851 702 −1.1%
1856 741 +5.6%
1861 704 −5.0%
1866 695 −1.3%
1872 682 −1.9%
1876 685 +0.4%
1881 682 −0.4%
1886 646 −5.3%
1891 668 +3.4%
1896 567 −15.1%
1901 540 −4.8%
1906 524 −3.0%
1911 505 −3.6%
1921 428 −15.2%
1926 376 −12.1%
1931 392 +4.3%
1936 387 −1.3%
1946 386 −0.3%
1954 387 +0.3%
1962 383 −1.0%
1968 464 +21.1%
1975 507 +9.3%
1982 535 +5.5%
1990 621 +16.1%
1999 684 +10.1%
2006 722 +5.6%
2009 737 +2.1%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Brillon

The arms of Brillon are blazoned :
Azure, semy de lys Or. = France Ancient (Ansacq, Brillon, Escaudain, Escautpont, Hélesmes, Hérin, Lecelles, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Lourches, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Rosult, Rumegies and Wignehies use the same arms.)




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