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Raucourt au bois town hall.jpg
Coat of arms of Raucourt-au-Bois
Coat of arms
Raucourt-au-Bois is located in France
Coordinates: 50°12′38″N 3°39′40″E / 50.2106°N 3.6611°E / 50.2106; 3.6611Coordinates: 50°12′38″N 3°39′40″E / 50.2106°N 3.6611°E / 50.2106; 3.6611
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Le Quesnoy-Est
Intercommunality Quercitain
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Paul Maillot
Area1 1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 149
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59494 /59530
Elevation 131–148 m (430–486 ft)
(avg. 103 m or 338 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.

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


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

Per pale highly indented argent and gules. (Cagnoncles, Landas, Raucourt-au-Bois and Thun-Saint-Amand use the same arms.)

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