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Title: Prisches  
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Prisches is located in France
Country France
Region Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Landrecies
Intercommunality Deux Helpes
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-Claude Fovez
Area1 23.11 km2 (8.92 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 959
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 59474 / 59550
Elevation 153–202 m (502–663 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.

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


Arms of Prisches
The arms of Prisches are blazoned :

Azure, a fess Or. (Beaurepaire-sur-Sambre, Borre, Morbecque, Prisches, Cazilhac and Aubière use the same arms.)

See also


  • INSEE commune file
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