Artres

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Artres
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Artres
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Artres
Coordinates: 50°17′39″N3°32′28″E / 50.2942°N 3.5411°E / 50.2942; 3.5411 Coordinates: 50°17′39″N3°32′28″E / 50.2942°N 3.5411°E / 50.2942; 3.5411
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Valenciennes
Canton Aulnoy-lez-Valenciennes
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération Valenciennes Métropole
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Christian Lerat
Area
1
6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)2 [1]
1,065
  Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59019 /59269
Elevation39–96 m (128–315 ft)
(avg. 84 m or 276 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.

Artres is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. A group of grave objects from a Frankish noble lady was found in Artres in the nineteenth century. Known as the Artres Treasure, it is now mostly in the British Museum. [2]

The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic. French communes are analogous to civil townships and incorporated municipalities in the United States and Canada, Gemeinden in Germany, comuni in Italy or ayuntamiento in Spain. The United Kingdom has no exact equivalent, as communes resemble districts in urban areas, but are closer to parishes in rural areas where districts are much larger. Communes are based on historical geographic communities or villages and are vested with significant powers to manage the populations and land of the geographic area covered. The communes are the fourth-level administrative divisions of France.

Nord (French department) Department of France

Nord is a department in the far north of France. It was created from the western halves of the historical counties of Flanders and Hainaut, and the Bishopric of Cambrai. The modern coat of arms was inherited from the County of Flanders.

In the administrative divisions of France, the department is one of the three levels of government below the national level, between the administrative regions and the commune. Ninety-six departments are in metropolitan France, and five are overseas departments, which are also classified as regions. Departments are further subdivided into 334 arrondissements, themselves divided into cantons; the last two have no autonomy, and are used for the organisation of police, fire departments, and sometimes, elections.

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Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1800 245    
1806 203−17.1%
1821 259+27.6%
1831 552+113.1%
1836 666+20.7%
1841 711+6.8%
1846 819+15.2%
1851 804−1.8%
1856 899+11.8%
1861 969+7.8%
1866 952−1.8%
1872 1,005+5.6%
1876 1,019+1.4%
1881 1,048+2.8%
1886 1,032−1.5%
1891 1,054+2.1%
1896 1,050−0.4%
1901 1,047−0.3%
1906 1,042−0.5%
1911 973−6.6%
1921 892−8.3%
1926 908+1.8%
1931 950+4.6%
1936 979+3.1%
1946 966−1.3%
1954 999+3.4%
1962 995−0.4%
1968 905−9.0%
1975 853−5.7%
1982 979+14.8%
1990 1,087+11.0%
1999 1,071−1.5%
2006 1,059−1.1%
2007 1,057−0.2%
2009 1,040−1.6%
2012 1,021−1.8%
2015 1,049+2.7%

Heraldry

Arms of Artres Blason Artres 59.svg
Arms of Artres
The arms of Artres are blazoned  :

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

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE . Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. British Museum Highlights