La Groise

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La Groise
La groise overall.jpg
Coat of arms of La Groise
Coat of arms
La Groise is located in France
La Groise
La Groise
Coordinates: 50°04′33″N 3°40′57″E / 50.0758°N 3.6825°E / 50.0758; 3.6825Coordinates: 50°04′33″N 3°40′57″E / 50.0758°N 3.6825°E / 50.0758; 3.6825
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Le Cateau-Cambrésis
Intercommunality Caudrésis–Catésis
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Dumont
Area1 9.38 km2 (3.62 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 461
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59274 /59360
Elevation 138–186 m (453–610 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.

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


Arms of La Groise
The arms of La Groise are blazoned :
Per bend sinister gules and azure, a sword bendwise sinister Or with a guard argent charged with a cross gules, between a tower argent pierced and charged with the letter 'K' on the door sable, and a wyvern Or langued gules.

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