Pont-sur-Sambre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Pont-sur-Sambre
Church neighborhood

Coat of arms
Pont-sur-Sambre is located in France
Pont-sur-Sambre
Coordinates: 50°13′23″N 3°50′49″E / 50.223°N 3.847°E / 50.223; 3.847Coordinates: 50°13′23″N 3°50′49″E / 50.223°N 3.847°E / 50.223; 3.847
CountryFrance
RegionNord-Pas-de-Calais
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonBerlaimont
IntercommunalityMaubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008)Francis Burillon
Area
 • Land111.33 km2 (4.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population22,564
 • Population2 Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code59467 / 59138
Elevation122–166 m (400–545 ft)
(avg. 143 m or 469 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.
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Pont-sur-Sambre
Church neighborhood

Coat of arms
Pont-sur-Sambre is located in France
Pont-sur-Sambre
Coordinates: 50°13′23″N 3°50′49″E / 50.223°N 3.847°E / 50.223; 3.847Coordinates: 50°13′23″N 3°50′49″E / 50.223°N 3.847°E / 50.223; 3.847
CountryFrance
RegionNord-Pas-de-Calais
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementAvesnes-sur-Helpe
CantonBerlaimont
IntercommunalityMaubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008)Francis Burillon
Area
 • Land111.33 km2 (4.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Population22,564
 • Population2 Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code59467 / 59138
Elevation122–166 m (400–545 ft)
(avg. 143 m or 469 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.

Pont-sur-Sambre is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Pont-sur-Sambre

The arms of Pont-sur-Sambre are blazoned :
Azure, a lion Or maintaining a key argent. (Dourlers, Pont-sur-Sambre and Rainsars use the same arms.)




See also[edit]

References[edit]