Artres

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Artres
The church in Artres
The church in Artres
Coat of arms of Artres
Coat of arms
Location of Artres
Artres is located in France
Artres
Artres
Artres is located in Hauts-de-France
Artres
Artres
Coordinates: 50°17′39″N 3°32′28″E / 50.2942°N 3.5411°E / 50.2942; 3.5411Coordinates: 50°17′39″N 3°32′28″E / 50.2942°N 3.5411°E / 50.2942; 3.5411
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementValenciennes
CantonAulnoy-lez-Valenciennes
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Christian Lerat
Area
1
6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,065
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59019 /59269
Elevation39–96 m (128–315 ft)
(avg. 84 m or 276 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Artres is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. A group of grave objects from a Frankish noble lady was found in Artres in the nineteenth century. Known as the Artres Treasure, it is now mostly in the British Museum.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1800 245—    
1806 203−17.1%
1821 259+27.6%
1831 552+113.1%
1836 666+20.7%
1841 711+6.8%
1846 819+15.2%
1851 804−1.8%
1856 899+11.8%
1861 969+7.8%
1866 952−1.8%
1872 1,005+5.6%
1876 1,019+1.4%
1881 1,048+2.8%
1886 1,032−1.5%
1891 1,054+2.1%
1896 1,050−0.4%
1901 1,047−0.3%
1906 1,042−0.5%
1911 973−6.6%
1921 892−8.3%
1926 908+1.8%
1931 950+4.6%
1936 979+3.1%
1946 966−1.3%
1954 999+3.4%
1962 995−0.4%
1968 905−9.0%
1975 853−5.7%
1982 979+14.8%
1990 1,087+11.0%
1999 1,071−1.5%
2006 1,059−1.1%
2007 1,057−0.2%
2009 1,040−1.6%
2012 1,021−1.8%
2015 1,049+2.7%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Artres
The arms of Artres are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)



See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ British Museum Highlights