Bierne

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Bierne
Commune
Bierne - Eglise Saint-Géry.JPG
Coat of arms of Bierne
Coat of arms
Bierne is located in France
Bierne
Bierne
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Bierne is located in Hauts-de-France
Bierne
Bierne
Coordinates: 50°57′48″N 2°24′42″E / 50.9633°N 2.4117°E / 50.9633; 2.4117Coordinates: 50°57′48″N 2°24′42″E / 50.9633°N 2.4117°E / 50.9633; 2.4117
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Dunkerque
Canton Coudekerque-Branche
Intercommunality CC Hauts de Flandre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Johann Guillemain
Area1 11.04 km2 (4.26 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 1,615
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 59082 /59380
Elevation 0–11 m (0–36 ft)
(avg. 2 m or 6.6 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.

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

History

In 1436, Wautier de Ghistelles was seigneur d'Ekelsbeke et de Ledringhem (Lord of Esquelbecq and Ledringhem) and governor of La Madeleine hospital in Bierne.[1]

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 483 —    
1800 505 +4.6%
1806 514 +1.8%
1821 509 −1.0%
1831 501 −1.6%
1836 496 −1.0%
1841 515 +3.8%
1846 514 −0.2%
1851 505 −1.8%
1856 493 −2.4%
1861 492 −0.2%
1866 496 +0.8%
1872 481 −3.0%
1876 489 +1.7%
1881 534 +9.2%
1886 577 +8.1%
1891 601 +4.2%
1896 610 +1.5%
1901 612 +0.3%
1906 622 +1.6%
1911 672 +8.0%
1921 669 −0.4%
1926 660 −1.3%
1931 629 −4.7%
1936 707 +12.4%
1946 659 −6.8%
1954 669 +1.5%
1962 649 −3.0%
1968 676 +4.2%
1975 663 −1.9%
1982 1,041 +57.0%
1990 1,621 +55.7%
1999 1,732 +6.8%
2006 1,646 −5.0%
2009 1,615 −1.9%

Politics

Presidential Elections 2nd Round

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron En Marche! 50.61
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 50.32
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 51.78
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 77.81

[2]

Heraldry

Arms of Bierne
The arms of Bierne are blazoned :
Argent, a cross between in orle 12 martlets gules.



See also

References

  • INSEE commune file
  1. ^ Bierne history (French)
  2. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/data/france/presidentielle-2017//


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