Bois-Grenier

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Bois-Grenier
Commune
Mairie de Bois-Grenier.JPG
Coat of arms of Bois-Grenier
Coat of arms
Bois-Grenier is located in France
Bois-Grenier
Bois-Grenier
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bois-Grenier is located in Hauts-de-France
Bois-Grenier
Bois-Grenier
Coordinates: 50°38′59″N 2°52′30″E / 50.6497°N 2.875°E / 50.6497; 2.875Coordinates: 50°38′59″N 2°52′30″E / 50.6497°N 2.875°E / 50.6497; 2.875
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Lille
Canton Armentières
Intercommunality Métropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Delepaul
Area1 7.25 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,482
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 59088 /59280
Elevation 15–20 m (49–66 ft)
(avg. 18 m or 59 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.

Bois-Grenier is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. Located south of Armentieres and bordering with the department of Pas-de-Calais.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1856 1,152—    
1861 1,194+3.6%
1866 1,198+0.3%
1872 1,186−1.0%
1876 1,291+8.9%
1881 1,225−5.1%
1886 1,235+0.8%
1891 1,189−3.7%
1896 1,153−3.0%
1901 1,218+5.6%
1906 1,231+1.1%
1911 1,229−0.2%
1921 585−52.4%
1926 718+22.7%
1931 689−4.0%
1936 708+2.8%
1946 723+2.1%
1954 683−5.5%
1962 655−4.1%
1968 751+14.7%
1975 1,004+33.7%
1982 1,218+21.3%
1990 1,356+11.3%
1999 1,450+6.9%
2006 1,405−3.1%
2009 1,482+5.5%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Bois-Grenier
The arms of Bois-Grenier are blazoned :
Quarterly 1: Or, a lion sable, overall a bend compony argent and gules; 2: Argent, a fleur de lys gules, and in chief a sun and a descrescent Or; 3: Azure, a chapel with steeple argent; 4: Gules, a lion argent armed and langued Or.



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