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Rue Cousolre.JPG
Coat of arms of Cousolre
Coat of arms
Cousolre is located in France
Coordinates: 50°14′47″N 4°09′00″E / 50.2464°N 4.15°E / 50.2464; 4.15Coordinates: 50°14′47″N 4°09′00″E / 50.2464°N 4.15°E / 50.2464; 4.15
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Fourmies
Intercommunality Nord-Est Avesnois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Boisart
Area1 20.98 km2 (8.10 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,362
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59157 /59149
Elevation 143–229 m (469–751 ft)
(avg. 67 m or 220 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.

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

The nearest major city is Charleroi in Belgium (the village is very close to the Belgian border). It is about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Charleroi and 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Maubeuge.


Arms of Cousolre
The arms of Cousolre 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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