Preux-au-Bois

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Preux-au-Bois
Saint-Martin church
Saint-Martin church
Coat of arms of Preux-au-Bois
Coat of arms
Location of Preux-au-Bois
Preux-au-Bois is located in France
Preux-au-Bois
Preux-au-Bois
Preux-au-Bois is located in Hauts-de-France
Preux-au-Bois
Preux-au-Bois
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
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonAvesnes-sur-Helpe
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du pays de Mormal
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jacques Ruffin
Area
1
3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
856
 • Density210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59472 /59288
Elevation139–160 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.

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

Heraldry[edit]

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Preux-au-Bois Communal Cemetery". www.cwgc.org. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  3. ^ Anderson, John; Pluk, Victor (2015). Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: Accounts of British Soldiers and their Protectors in the Great War. Pen and Sword. p. 51. ISBN 9781473874084.