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Saint-Martin church
Saint-Martin church
Preux-au-Bois is located in France
Coordinates: 50°09′51″N 3°39′29″E / 50.1642°N 3.6581°E / 50.1642; 3.6581Coordinates: 50°09′51″N 3°39′29″E / 50.1642°N 3.6581°E / 50.1642; 3.6581
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Landrecies
Intercommunality Pays de Mormal et Maroilles
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques Ruffin
Area1 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 807
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59472 / 59288
Elevation 139–160 m (456–525 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.

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


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

Quarterly 1&4: Argent, a fess sable; 2&3: Or, a cross moline sable. (Bellaing, Oisy and Preux-au-Bois use the same arms.)

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