Liessies

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Liessies
The church in Liessies
The church in Liessies
Coat of arms of Liessies
Coat of arms
Location of Liessies
Liessies is located in France
Liessies
Liessies
Liessies is located in Hauts-de-France
Liessies
Liessies
Coordinates: 50°07′07″N 4°04′58″E / 50.1186°N 4.0828°E / 50.1186; 4.0828Coordinates: 50°07′07″N 4°04′58″E / 50.1186°N 4.0828°E / 50.1186; 4.0828
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonFourmies
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Cœur de l'Avesnois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Michel Schuermans
Area
1
17.6 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
547
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59347 /59740
Elevation157–234 m (515–768 ft)
(avg. 182 m or 597 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is known for Liessies Abbey, of which the abbey church and the park have been preserved.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Liessies
The arms of Liessies are blazoned :

Argent, a boar's head erased sable, armed argent langued gules. (Liessies, Sains-du-Nord and Sémeries use the same arms.)



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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.