Saint-Saulve

Saint-Saulve is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.

Saint-Saulve
The town hall in Saint-Saulve
The town hall in Saint-Saulve
Coat of arms of Saint-Saulve
Location of Saint-Saulve
Saint-Saulve is located in France
Saint-Saulve
Saint-Saulve
Saint-Saulve is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Saulve
Saint-Saulve
Coordinates: 50°22′12″N 3°33′18″E / 50.370°N 3.555°E / 50.370; 3.555Coordinates: 50°22′12″N 3°33′18″E / 50.370°N 3.555°E / 50.370; 3.555
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementValenciennes
CantonValenciennes
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération Valenciennes Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Cécile Gallez
Area
1
12.04 km2 (4.65 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
11,353
 • Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59544 /59880
Elevation15–95 m (49–312 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The town is named after Saint Salvius of Amiens (died c. 615), a bishop of Amiens.[2]

HeraldryEdit

The arms of Saint-Saulve are blazoned :

Or, an eagle sable dimidiated with Azure semy de lys Or. The latter being France Ancient (Dechy, Férin and Saint-Saulve use the same arms.)



See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Saint Saulve", Nominis (in French), archived from the original on 2021-09-02, retrieved 2021-09-02