Boussières-sur-Sambre

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Boussières-sur-Sambre
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Coat of arms of Boussières-sur-Sambre
Coat of arms
Boussières-sur-Sambre is located in France
Boussières-sur-Sambre
Boussières-sur-Sambre
Coordinates: 50°14′27″N 3°52′57″E / 50.2408°N 3.8825°E / 50.2408; 3.8825Coordinates: 50°14′27″N 3°52′57″E / 50.2408°N 3.8825°E / 50.2408; 3.8825
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Hautmont
Intercommunality Sambre - Avesnois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Dupont
Area1 3.28 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 520
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59103 / 59330
Elevation 122–164 m (400–538 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 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.

Boussières-sur-Sambre is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 141 —    
1800 164 +16.3%
1806 154 −6.1%
1821 136 −11.7%
1831 177 +30.1%
1836 173 −2.3%
1841 214 +23.7%
1846 228 +6.5%
1851 251 +10.1%
1856 261 +4.0%
1861 300 +14.9%
1866 298 −0.7%
1872 297 −0.3%
1876 333 +12.1%
1881 391 +17.4%
1886 365 −6.6%
1891 382 +4.7%
1896 439 +14.9%
1901 436 −0.7%
1906 470 +7.8%
1911 460 −2.1%
1921 433 −5.9%
1926 409 −5.5%
1931 418 +2.2%
1936 398 −4.8%
1946 360 −9.5%
1954 396 +10.0%
1962 432 +9.1%
1968 428 −0.9%
1975 412 −3.7%
1982 449 +9.0%
1990 423 −5.8%
1999 428 +1.2%
2006 493 +15.2%
2009 520 +5.5%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Boussières-sur-Sambre
The arms of Boussières-sur-Sambre are blazoned :

Or, 3 chevrons sable. (Bersillies, Boeschepe, Boussières-sur-Sambre, Colleret, Cousolre, Flaumont-Waudrechies, Hautmont, Limont-Fontaine, Lompret, Masny, Neuville-en-Avesnois and Saint-Rémy-du-Nord use the same arms.)



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