Brouckerque

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Brouckerque
Broekkerke
Coat of arms of Brouckerque
Coat of arms
Brouckerque is located in France
Brouckerque
Brouckerque
Coordinates: 50°57′15″N 2°17′34″E / 50.9542°N 2.2928°E / 50.9542; 2.2928Coordinates: 50°57′15″N 2°17′34″E / 50.9542°N 2.2928°E / 50.9542; 2.2928
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Bourbourg
Intercommunality la Colme
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Decool
Area
 • Land1 11.91 km2 (4.60 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 1,280
 • Population2 density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59110 / 59630
Elevation 0–8 m (0–26 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

Brouckerque (from Dutch: Broekkerke[1] meaning "marsh church") is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 500 —    
1800 706 +41.2%
1806 630 −10.8%
1821 757 +20.2%
1831 893 +18.0%
1836 912 +2.1%
1841 938 +2.9%
1846 948 +1.1%
1851 937 −1.2%
1856 916 −2.2%
1861 953 +4.0%
1866 949 −0.4%
1872 935 −1.5%
1876 984 +5.2%
1881 981 −0.3%
1886 985 +0.4%
1891 1,040 +5.6%
1896 1,031 −0.9%
1901 1,041 +1.0%
1906 985 −5.4%
1911 915 −7.1%
1921 819 −10.5%
1926 839 +2.4%
1931 829 −1.2%
1936 761 −8.2%
1946 804 +5.7%
1954 741 −7.8%
1962 698 −5.8%
1968 665 −4.7%
1975 924 +38.9%
1982 1,064 +15.2%
1990 1,168 +9.8%
1999 1,165 −0.3%
2006 1,276 +9.5%
2009 1,280 +0.3%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Brouckerque

The arms of Brouckerque are blazoned :
Argent, on a fess sable, 3 cinqfoils Or.




See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brouckerque/Broekkerke: proussel.voila.net