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Église Saint-Martin de Semousies 18.JPG
Coat of arms of Semousies
Coat of arms
Semousies is located in France
Coordinates: 50°09′52″N 3°57′40″E / 50.164422°N 3.961126°E / 50.164422; 3.961126Coordinates: 50°09′52″N 3°57′40″E / 50.164422°N 3.961126°E / 50.164422; 3.961126
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Intercommunality Pays d'Avesnes
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Honoré
Area1 3.08 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 224
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59563 /59440
Elevation 175–210 m (574–689 ft)
(avg. 193 m or 633 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.

Semousies is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.[1]

The churchyard contains three Commonwealth war graves from the First World War.[2]


Arms of Semousies
The arms of Semousies are blazoned :

Or, a cross engrailed gules. (Artres, Bettrechies, Cerfontaine, Denain, Eth, Lesquin, Obies, Quérénaing, Semousies, Wambrechies and Warlaing use the same arms.)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "INSEE commune file" (in French). Retrieved March 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "CSemousies Churchyard". CWGC. Retrieved March 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)