Auby is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It is 5 km (3.1 mi) north of the centre of Douai.

Auby
The town hall in Auby
The town hall in Auby
Coat of arms of Auby
Location of Auby
Auby is located in France
Auby
Auby
Auby is located in Hauts-de-France
Auby
Auby
Coordinates: 50°24′57″N 3°03′18″E / 50.4158°N 3.055°E / 50.4158; 3.055Coordinates: 50°24′57″N 3°03′18″E / 50.4158°N 3.055°E / 50.4158; 3.055
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementDouai
CantonOrchies
IntercommunalityDouaisis Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Freddy Kaczmarek
Area
1
7.12 km2 (2.75 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
7,256
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59028 /59950
Elevation18–32 m (59–105 ft)
(avg. 22 m or 72 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is a centre of zinc production and home to a plant owned by Nyrstar.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 709—    
1800 762+7.5%
1806 886+16.3%
1821 887+0.1%
1831 968+9.1%
1836 953−1.5%
1841 980+2.8%
1846 1,020+4.1%
1851 1,092+7.1%
1856 1,092+0.0%
1861 1,177+7.8%
1866 1,253+6.5%
1872 1,385+10.5%
1876 2,049+47.9%
1881 2,410+17.6%
1886 2,277−5.5%
1891 2,364+3.8%
1896 2,685+13.6%
1901 3,048+13.5%
YearPop.±%
1906 3,445+13.0%
1911 4,462+29.5%
1921 4,745+6.3%
1926 6,930+46.0%
1931 7,506+8.3%
1936 7,165−4.5%
1946 7,227+0.9%
1954 8,579+18.7%
1962 9,007+5.0%
1968 9,090+0.9%
1975 8,954−1.5%
1982 8,630−3.6%
1990 8,442−2.2%
1999 7,962−5.7%
2004 7,845−1.5%
2006 7,747−1.2%
2009 7,585−2.1%
2014 7,320−3.5%
2015 7,327+0.1%

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Auby are blazoned :
Quarterly 1&4: Argent, an eagle sable, beaked and membered gules; 2&3: quarterly Or and sable.



International relationsEdit

Auby is twinned with Czeladź in Poland.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.

External linksEdit