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Saulzoir

 

Saulzoir

Saulzoir
Coat of arms of Saulzoir
Coat of arms
Saulzoir is located in France
Saulzoir
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Cambrai
Canton Solesmes
Intercommunality Pays Solesmois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Germaine Forgeois
Area1 10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,706
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59558 / 59227
Elevation 43–88 m (141–289 ft)
(avg. 65.5 m or 215 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.

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

It is situated on the Selle River and has about 1700 inhabitants (1999 census). The town was the site of Julius Caesar's battle against the Nervians.[1]

Heraldry

Arms of Saulzoir
The arms of Saulzoir are blazoned :
Azure, a crescent between 11 billets (in chief in fess 5, in base 3,2,1) Or.



See also

References

  1. ^ Pierre Turquin ("La Bataille de la Selle (du Sabis) en l' An 57 avant J.-C." in Les Études Classiques 23/2 (1955), 113-156) has proved beyond reasonable doubt that the battle was fought at the River Selle.


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