Boussois

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Boussois
Commune
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Coat of arms of Boussois
Coat of arms
Boussois is located in France
Boussois
Boussois
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Boussois is located in Hauts-de-France
Boussois
Boussois
Coordinates: 50°17′28″N 4°02′30″E / 50.2911°N 4.0417°E / 50.2911; 4.0417Coordinates: 50°17′28″N 4°02′30″E / 50.2911°N 4.0417°E / 50.2911; 4.0417
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Maret
Area1 6.29 km2 (2.43 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 3,281
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59104 /59168
Elevation 122–166 m (400–545 ft)
(avg. 152 m or 499 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 372 —    
1800 242 −34.9%
1806 279 +15.3%
1821 292 +4.7%
1831 355 +21.6%
1836 352 −0.8%
1841 362 +2.8%
1846 407 +12.4%
1851 426 +4.7%
1856 450 +5.6%
1861 529 +17.6%
1866 542 +2.5%
1872 519 −4.2%
1876 537 +3.5%
1881 679 +26.4%
1886 628 −7.5%
1891 837 +33.3%
1896 868 +3.7%
1901 1,310 +50.9%
1906 1,370 +4.6%
1911 1,549 +13.1%
1921 1,770 +14.3%
1926 2,538 +43.4%
1931 2,519 −0.7%
1936 2,531 +0.5%
1946 2,242 −11.4%
1954 2,870 +28.0%
1962 3,319 +15.6%
1968 3,575 +7.7%
1975 3,531 −1.2%
1982 3,483 −1.4%
1990 3,461 −0.6%
1999 3,447 −0.4%
2006 3,336 −3.2%
2009 3,281 −1.6%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Boussois
The arms of Boussois are blazoned :

Barry argent and azure. (Boussois, Noyelles-sur-Escaut and Villers-Campeau use the same arms.)



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