Rousies

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Rousies
A view within Rousies
A view within Rousies
Coat of arms of Rousies
Coat of arms
Location of Rousies
Rousies is located in France
Rousies
Rousies
Rousies is located in Hauts-de-France
Rousies
Rousies
Coordinates: 50°16′20″N 4°00′24″E / 50.2722°N 4.0067°E / 50.2722; 4.0067Coordinates: 50°16′20″N 4°00′24″E / 50.2722°N 4.0067°E / 50.2722; 4.0067
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonFourmies
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Josiane Suleck
Area
1
5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
4,076
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59514 /59131
Elevation122–167 m (400–548 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is located south of Maubeuge.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Rousies
The arms of Rousies are blazoned :

Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 3 fesses gules; 2&3: Argent, 3 wagoner's axes top 2 addorsed gules. [2](Bermerain, Étrœungt, Féron, Ferrière-la-Grande, Lez-Fontaine, Rousies, Solre-le-Château and Solrinnes use the same arms.)



Attractions[edit]

Despite its small size, Rousies does boast a music school.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arms of the families of Croÿ-Solre and Croÿ-Renty quartered

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