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Église de ste hiltrude liessies.JPG
Coat of arms of Liessies
Coat of arms
Liessies is located in France
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
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Solre-le-Château
Intercommunality vallées de la Solre, de la Thure et de l'Helpe
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Richard
Area1 17.6 km2 (6.8 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 501
 • Density 28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59347 /59740
Elevation 157–234 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.


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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