Saulzoir

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Saulzoir
The church in Saulzoir
The church in Saulzoir
Coat of arms of Saulzoir
Coat of arms
Location of Saulzoir
Saulzoir is located in France
Saulzoir
Saulzoir
Saulzoir is located in Hauts-de-France
Saulzoir
Saulzoir
Coordinates: 50°14′29″N 3°26′41″E / 50.2414°N 3.4447°E / 50.2414; 3.4447Coordinates: 50°14′29″N 3°26′41″E / 50.2414°N 3.4447°E / 50.2414; 3.4447
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementCambrai
CantonCaudry
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes du Pays solesmois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gilbert Gernet
Area
1
10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,807
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59558 /59227
Elevation43–88 m (141–289 ft)
(avg. 65.5 m or 215 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is situated on the Selle River and has about 1700 inhabitants (1999 census). The town was the site of Julius Caesar's battle against the Nervians.[2]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Saulzoir
The arms of Saulzoir are blazoned :
Azure, a crescent between 11 billets (in chief in fess 5, in base 3,2,1) Or.



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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Pierre Turquin ("La Bataille de la Selle (du Sabis) en l' An 57 avant J.-C." in Les Études Classiques 23/2 (1955), 113-156) has proved beyond reasonable doubt that the battle was fought at the River Selle.