Le Pommereuil

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Le Pommereuil
Le pommereuil village church.jpg
Le Pommereuil is located in France
Le Pommereuil
Le Pommereuil
Coordinates: 50°06′46″N 3°35′48″E / 50.1127°N 3.5967°E / 50.1127; 3.5967Coordinates: 50°06′46″N 3°35′48″E / 50.1127°N 3.5967°E / 50.1127; 3.5967
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Le Cateau-Cambrésis
Intercommunality Caudrésis–Catésis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Dufrenne
Area1 6.45 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 759
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59465 / 59360
Elevation 91–153 m (299–502 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.

Pommereuil or Le Pommereuil is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

History[edit]

The village and surrounding woods (Bois l'Évêque) were heavily damaged by a tornado on June 24, 1967, a relatively rare occurrence in France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Pommereuil
The arms of Le Pommereuil are blazoned :

Argent, a cross moline sable. (Challes-les-Eaux, Montalembert, Neuvilly and Le Pommereuil use the same arms.)



Monuments[edit]

Pommereuil British Cemetery
  • The church, Église Saint-Michel, was built during the 17th Century and has a fortified tower.

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