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Saint-Rémy church
Saint-Rémy church
Coat of arms of Fontaine-au-Bois
Coat of arms
Fontaine-au-Bois is located in France
Coordinates: 50°08′34″N 3°38′52″E / 50.1428°N 3.6478°E / 50.1428; 3.6478Coordinates: 50°08′34″N 3°38′52″E / 50.1428°N 3.6478°E / 50.1428; 3.6478
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Landrecies
Intercommunality Pays de Mormal et Maroilles
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Abraham
Area1 7.68 km2 (2.97 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 654
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59242 /59550
Elevation 110–168 m (361–551 ft)
(avg. 138 m or 453 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.

Fontaine-au-Bois is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Fontaine-au-Bois
The arms of Fontaine-au-Bois are blazoned :

Azure, a cross argent. (Bousies and Fontaine-au-Bois use the same arms.)

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