Beaufort, Nord

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Beaufort
Commune
Church of the Assumption
Church of the Assumption
Coat of arms of Beaufort
Coat of arms
Beaufort is located in France
Beaufort
Beaufort
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Beaufort is located in Hauts-de-France
Beaufort
Beaufort
Coordinates: 50°12′56″N 3°57′54″E / 50.2156°N 3.965°E / 50.2156; 3.965Coordinates: 50°12′56″N 3°57′54″E / 50.2156°N 3.965°E / 50.2156; 3.965
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonAvesnes-sur-Helpe
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Thérèse Pécher
Area112.76 km2 (4.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)2972
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code59058 /59330
Elevation154–207 m (505–679 ft)
(avg. 168 m or 551 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 619—    
1800 502−18.9%
1806 841+67.5%
1821 778−7.5%
1831 861+10.7%
1836 967+12.3%
1841 1,063+9.9%
1846 1,160+9.1%
1851 1,232+6.2%
1856 1,275+3.5%
1861 1,318+3.4%
1866 1,170−11.2%
1872 1,142−2.4%
1876 1,172+2.6%
1881 1,116−4.8%
1886 1,161+4.0%
1891 1,109−4.5%
1896 1,067−3.8%
1901 1,106+3.7%
1906 1,095−1.0%
1911 1,073−2.0%
1921 966−10.0%
1926 1,024+6.0%
1931 959−6.3%
1936 917−4.4%
1946 910−0.8%
1954 954+4.8%
1962 1,073+12.5%
1968 1,067−0.6%
1975 1,010−5.3%
1982 1,011+0.1%
1990 1,100+8.8%
1999 1,012−8.0%
2006 981−3.1%
2007 977−0.4%
2008 972−0.5%
2009 969−0.3%
2013 970+0.1%
2015 972+0.2%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Beaufort
The arms of Beaufort are blazoned :
Gules, 3 inescutcheons argent.



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