Ferrière-la-Grande

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Ferrière-la-Grande
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Coat of arms of Ferrière-la-Grande
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Ferrière-la-Grande is located in France
Ferrière-la-Grande
Ferrière-la-Grande
Coordinates: 50°15′20″N 3°59′36″E / 50.2556°N 3.9933°E / 50.2556; 3.9933Coordinates: 50°15′20″N 3°59′36″E / 50.2556°N 3.9933°E / 50.2556; 3.9933
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge-Sud
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Dronsart
Area
 • Land1 10.01 km2 (3.86 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 5,669
 • Population2 density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59230 / 59680
Elevation 127–184 m (417–604 ft)
(avg. 149 m or 489 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.

Ferrière-la-Grande is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Ferrière-la-Grande
The arms of Ferrière-la-Grande are blazoned :

Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 3 fesses gules; 2&3: Argent, 3 wagoner's axes top 2 addorsed gules. [1](Bermerain, Étrœungt, Féron, Ferrière-la-Grande, Lez-Fontaine, Rousies, Solre-le-Château and Solrinnes use the same arms.)



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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arms of the families of Croÿ-Solre and Croÿ-Renty quartered