Quiévrechain

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Quiévrechain
Former train station and border crossing
Former train station and border crossing
Coat of arms of Quiévrechain
Coat of arms
Quiévrechain is located in France
Quiévrechain
Quiévrechain
Coordinates: 50°23′46″N 3°40′04″E / 50.3961°N 3.6678°E / 50.3961; 3.6678Coordinates: 50°23′46″N 3°40′04″E / 50.3961°N 3.6678°E / 50.3961; 3.6678
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Valenciennes-Est
Intercommunality Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Lefebvre
Area1 4.71 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 6,069
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59484 / 59920
Elevation 24–118 m (79–387 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 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.

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

Quiévrechain is a border town, located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) northeast of Valenciennes and 20 km (12 mi) from Mons, Belgium. Opposite is its Belgian sister town of Quiévrain.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1800 549 —    
1806 443 −19.3%
1821 528 +19.2%
1831 672 +27.3%
1836 739 +10.0%
1841 786 +6.4%
1846 893 +13.6%
1851 888 −0.6%
1856 885 −0.3%
1861 988 +11.6%
1866 1,062 +7.5%
1872 1,076 +1.3%
1876 1,214 +12.8%
1881 1,262 +4.0%
1886 1,401 +11.0%
1891 1,791 +27.8%
1896 2,155 +20.3%
1901 2,763 +28.2%
1906 3,558 +28.8%
1911 3,556 −0.1%
1921 3,604 +1.3%
1926 4,912 +36.3%
1931 6,282 +27.9%
1936 5,632 −10.3%
1946 5,487 −2.6%
1954 6,108 +11.3%
1962 6,332 +3.7%
1968 7,102 +12.2%
1975 7,269 +2.4%
1982 7,186 −1.1%
1990 6,456 −10.2%
1999 6,072 −5.9%
2006 5,750 −5.3%
2009 5,843 +1.6%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]