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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Intercommunality Sambre - Avesnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Monet
Area1 12.76 km2 (4.93 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 969
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59058 /59330
Elevation 154–207 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 1,013−7.9%
2006 981−3.2%
2009 969−1.2%

Heraldry[edit]

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



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