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Vue d'ensemble de Solre Le Château.JPG
Coat of arms of Solre-le-Château
Coat of arms
Solre-le-Château is located in France
Coordinates: 50°10′31″N 4°05′33″E / 50.1753°N 4.0925°E / 50.1753; 4.0925Coordinates: 50°10′31″N 4°05′33″E / 50.1753°N 4.0925°E / 50.1753; 4.0925
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Fourmies
Intercommunality vallées de la Solre, de la Thure et de l'Helpe
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Lety
Area1 13.76 km2 (5.31 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,861
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59572 /59740
Elevation 168–236 m (551–774 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

Solre-le-Château is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.


Arms of Solre-le-Château
The arms of Solre-le-Château are blazoned :

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Arms of the families of Croÿ-Solre and Croÿ-Renty quartered