Briastre

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Briastre
The church in Briastre
The church in Briastre
Coat of arms of Briastre
Coat of arms
Location of Briastre
Briastre is located in France
Briastre
Briastre
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementCambrai
CantonLe Cateau-Cambrésis
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Caudrésis - Catésis
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Bruno Leclercq
Area
1
6.92 km2 (2.67 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
747
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59108 /59730
Elevation67–126 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.

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 619−4.8%
2006 626+1.1%
2009 686+9.6%
2011 755+10.1%
2015 748−0.9%

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.)




Economics[edit]

In Briastre is a chemistry-factory.[2] In the near of Briastre are agriculture farms.

The Lamour Watermill[edit]

The Lamour Watermill, Briastre (French: Le Moulin Lamour) is a museum and art center located in the commune. The water-powered mill and its edifices were built in 1800. Preponderantly operating the mechanical processes of milling (grinding), rolling, or hammering up until the 1930's, the watermill was converted into a museum by the Bellevals in the late 1990's.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "ACK Plastiques SAS - Company Profile and News". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2019-06-11.