Villers-Guislain

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Villers-Guislain
The town hall in Villers-Guislain
The town hall in Villers-Guislain
Coat of arms of Villers-Guislain
Location of Villers-Guislain
Villers-Guislain is located in France
Villers-Guislain
Villers-Guislain
Villers-Guislain is located in Hauts-de-France
Villers-Guislain
Villers-Guislain
Coordinates: 50°02′27″N 3°09′23″E / 50.0408°N 3.1564°E / 50.0408; 3.1564Coordinates: 50°02′27″N 3°09′23″E / 50.0408°N 3.1564°E / 50.0408; 3.1564
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementCambrai
CantonLe Cateau-Cambrésis
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Cambrai
Government
 • Mayor (2020-2026) Gérard Allart
Area
1
11.27 km2 (4.35 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
691
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59623 /59297
Elevation86–141 m (282–463 ft)
(avg. 136 m or 446 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villers-Guislain (French pronunciation: ​[vilɛʁ ɡilɛ̃]) is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. The graveyard at Gauche Wood contains the casualties who died during the Battle of Epehy when British troops were deployed between Gouzeaucourt and Villers-Guislain.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Villers-Guislain
The arms of Villers-Guislain are blazoned :
Tierced per pale 1: Azure, a ?fleur de? lys argent; 2: Gules, a demi- doubleheaded eagle and a demi-cross potenty argent, both issuant from the dexter line of division; 3: Or, 3 fesses azure.



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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.