La Bassée

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La Bassée
The town hall in La Bassée
The town hall in La Bassée
Coat of arms of La Bassée
Coat of arms
Location of La Bassée
La Bassée is located in France
La Bassée
La Bassée
La Bassée is located in Hauts-de-France
La Bassée
La Bassée
Coordinates: 50°32′03″N 2°48′29″E / 50.5342°N 2.8081°E / 50.5342; 2.8081Coordinates: 50°32′03″N 2°48′29″E / 50.5342°N 2.8081°E / 50.5342; 2.8081
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementLille
CantonAnnœullin
IntercommunalityMétropole Européenne de Lille
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Philippe Waymel
Area
1
3.54 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,476
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59051 /59480
Elevation21–31 m (69–102 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Bassée is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 2,108—    
1800 2,171+3.0%
1806 2,209+1.8%
1821 2,414+9.3%
1831 2,480+2.7%
1836 2,485+0.2%
1841 2,475−0.4%
1846 2,540+2.6%
1851 2,755+8.5%
1856 2,763+0.3%
1861 2,958+7.1%
1866 3,170+7.2%
1872 3,246+2.4%
1876 3,415+5.2%
1881 3,545+3.8%
1886 3,678+3.8%
1891 3,907+6.2%
1896 4,017+2.8%
1901 4,392+9.3%
1906 4,631+5.4%
1911 4,819+4.1%
1921 2,120−56.0%
1926 3,527+66.4%
1931 4,109+16.5%
1936 4,416+7.5%
1946 4,855+9.9%
1954 5,004+3.1%
1962 5,355+7.0%
1968 5,463+2.0%
1975 6,025+10.3%
1982 6,319+4.9%
1990 6,017−4.8%
1999 5,914−1.7%
2006 5,888−0.4%
2009 6,166+4.7%
2011 6,304+2.2%
2015 6,469+2.6%

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of La Bassée
The arms of La Bassée are blazoned :
Gules, a demi fleur de lys issuant from the center line argent.



Personalities[edit]

La Bassée was the birthplace of the painter and draftsman Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761–1845).[2]

Another native was Ignace François Broutin (c. 1690–1751), a colonial officer, surveyor, architect and engineer in Louisiana (New France).

René Féret French actor producer and director 1945-2015 https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0299677/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Rose Georgina Kingsley (1899). A history of French art, 1100-1899. London: Longmans, Green. p. 378. OCLC 3677192. Retrieved 2 August 2011.