Sémeries

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Sémeries
The church in Sémeries
The church in Sémeries
Coat of arms of Sémeries
Coat of arms
Location of Sémeries
Sémeries is located in France
Sémeries
Sémeries
Sémeries is located in Hauts-de-France
Sémeries
Sémeries
Coordinates: 50°07′13″N 4°00′03″E / 50.1203°N 4.0008°E / 50.1203; 4.0008Coordinates: 50°07′13″N 4°00′03″E / 50.1203°N 4.0008°E / 50.1203; 4.0008
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonFourmies
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Cœur de l'Avesnois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Luc Defroidmont
Area
1
13.46 km2 (5.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
552
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59562 /59440
Elevation148–222 m (486–728 ft)
(avg. 206 m or 676 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Sémeries sits in the valley of the Helpe in the Avesnois Regional Park in an area called the little Switzerland of the North.

History[edit]

The rights of the village were given in 1095 by Thierry d'Avesnes to Abbey Liessies who retained it until the French Revolution.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Sémeries
The arms of Sémeries 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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References[edit]


  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.