Briastre

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Briastre
Commune
Briastre Church.jpg
Coat of arms of Briastre
Coat of arms
Briastre is located in France
Briastre
Briastre
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Briastre is located in Hauts-de-France
Briastre
Briastre
Coordinates: 50°09′38″N 3°29′15″E / 50.1606°N 3.4875°E / 50.1606; 3.4875Coordinates: 50°09′38″N 3°29′15″E / 50.1606°N 3.4875°E / 50.1606; 3.4875
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Le Cateau-Cambrésis
Intercommunality Caudrésis - Catésis
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno Leclercq
Area1 6.92 km2 (2.67 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 686
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 59108 /59730
Elevation 67–126 m (220–413 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 515—    
1800 514−0.2%
1806 560+8.9%
1821 680+21.4%
1831 782+15.0%
1836 788+0.8%
1841 841+6.7%
1846 837−0.5%
1851 843+0.7%
1856 921+9.3%
1861 958+4.0%
1866 978+2.1%
1872 996+1.8%
1876 980−1.6%
1881 1,006+2.7%
1886 965−4.1%
1891 930−3.6%
1896 966+3.9%
1901 923−4.5%
1906 894−3.1%
1911 772−13.6%
1921 704−8.8%
1926 709+0.7%
1931 696−1.8%
1936 674−3.2%
1946 754+11.9%
1954 813+7.8%
1962 843+3.7%
1968 890+5.6%
1975 851−4.4%
1982 714−16.1%
1990 650−9.0%
1999 620−4.6%
2006 626+1.0%
2009 686+9.6%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Briastre
The arms of Briastre are blazoned :

Azure, a bend Or between 6 bezants (Or). (Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes, Bantouzelle, Briastre, Noyelles-sur-Selle and Potelle use the same arms.)



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