Coordinates: 50°16′20″N 4°00′24″E / 50.2722°N 4.0067°E / 50.2722; 4.0067Coordinates: 50°16′20″N 4°00′24″E / 50.2722°N 4.0067°E / 50.2722; 4.0067
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Nord
Arrondissement Avesnes-sur-Helpe
Canton Maubeuge-Sud
Intercommunality Lille Métropole
Area1 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 4,257
  Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 59514 / 59131
Elevation 122–167 m (400–548 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.

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

It is located south of Maubeuge.


The arms of Rousies are blazoned :

Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 3 fesses gules; 2&3: Argent, 3 wagoner's axes top 2 addorsed gules. [1](Bermerain, Étrœungt, Féron, Ferrière-la-Grande, Lez-Fontaine, Rousies, Solre-le-Château and Solrinnes use the same arms.)


Despite its small size, Rousies does boast a music school.

See also


  1. Arms of the families of Croÿ-Solre and Croÿ-Renty quartered

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