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Pont-sur-Sambre

Pont-sur-Sambre
Church neighborhood
Church neighborhood
Coat of arms of Pont-sur-Sambre
Coat of arms
Pont-sur-Sambre is located in France
Pont-sur-Sambre
Pont-sur-Sambre
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Berlaimont
Intercommunality Maubeuge Val de Sambre
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Francis Burillon
Area1 11.33 km2 (4.37 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,564
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59467 / 59138
Elevation 122–166 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

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

References

  • INSEE commune file
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