Liessies

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Liessies
Liessies is located in France
Liessies
Liessies
Coordinates: 50°07′07″N 4°04′58″E / 50.1186°N 4.0828°E / 50.1186; 4.0828Coordinates: 50°07′07″N 4°04′58″E / 50.1186°N 4.0828°E / 50.1186; 4.0828
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Solre-le-Château
Intercommunality vallées de la Solre, de la Thure et de l'Helpe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Richard
Area
 • Land1 17.6 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population2 501
 • Population2 density 28/km2 (74/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59347 / 59740
Elevation 157–234 m (515–768 ft)
(avg. 182 m or 597 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.

Liessies is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

It is known for Liessies Abbey, of which the abbey church and the park have been preserved.

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Arms of Liessies
The arms of Liessies are blazoned :

Argent, a boar's head erased sable, armed argent langued gules. (Liessies, Sains-du-Nord and Sémeries use the same arms.)



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