Esnes

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Esnes
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The chateau in Esnes
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Coat of arms
Location of Esnes
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Esnes
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Esnes
Coordinates: 50°06′08″N3°18′43″E / 50.1022°N 3.3119°E / 50.1022; 3.3119 Coordinates: 50°06′08″N3°18′43″E / 50.1022°N 3.3119°E / 50.1022; 3.3119
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Le Cateau-Cambrésis
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Cambrai
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Olivier Gobert
Area
1
14.44 km2 (5.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01) [1]
697
  Density48/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59209 /59127
Elevation71–139 m (233–456 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

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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Heraldry

Arms of Esnes Blason ville fr Esnes (Nord).svg
Arms of Esnes
The arms of Esnes are blazoned  :

Sable, 10 lozenges conjoined argent 3,3,3 and 1. (Esnes and Forenville use the same arms.)

Monuments

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References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE . Retrieved 25 April 2019.