Buysscheure

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Buysscheure
Buisscheure
Coat of arms of Buysscheure
Coat of arms
Buysscheure is located in France
Buysscheure
Buysscheure
Coordinates: 50°48′14″N 2°19′53″E / 50.8039°N 2.3314°E / 50.8039; 2.3314Coordinates: 50°48′14″N 2°19′53″E / 50.8039°N 2.3314°E / 50.8039; 2.3314
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Cassel
Intercommunality pays de Cassel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Wullems
Area1 6.15 km2 (2.37 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 510
 • Density 83/km2 (210/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59119 / 59285
Elevation 2–50 m (6.6–164.0 ft)
(avg. 35 m or 115 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.

Buysscheure (from Dutch, Buisscheure in modern Dutch spelling) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

The source of the river Yser is located here.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 764 —    
1800 724 −5.2%
1806 846 +16.9%
1821 926 +9.5%
1831 903 −2.5%
1836 875 −3.1%
1841 865 −1.1%
1846 851 −1.6%
1851 844 −0.8%
1856 826 −2.1%
1861 821 −0.6%
1866 801 −2.4%
1872 795 −0.7%
1876 794 −0.1%
1881 793 −0.1%
1886 790 −0.4%
1891 766 −3.0%
1896 822 +7.3%
1901 700 −14.8%
1906 683 −2.4%
1911 670 −1.9%
1921 609 −9.1%
1926 574 −5.7%
1931 504 −12.2%
1936 504 +0.0%
1946 515 +2.2%
1954 470 −8.7%
1962 453 −3.6%
1968 407 −10.2%
1975 376 −7.6%
1982 405 +7.7%
1990 419 +3.5%
1999 453 +8.1%
2006 502 +10.8%
2009 510 +1.6%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Buysscheure
The arms of Buysscheure are blazoned :
Gules, a chevron between 3 escallops, within a bordure Or.



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