Saulzoir

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Saulzoir is located in France
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Saulzoir
Saulzoir is located in Hauts-de-France
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Saulzoir
Coordinates: 50°14′29″N 3°26′41″E / 50.2414°N 3.4447°E / 50.2414; 3.4447Coordinates: 50°14′29″N 3°26′41″E / 50.2414°N 3.4447°E / 50.2414; 3.4447
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementCambrai
CantonCaudry
IntercommunalityPays Solesmois
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Gilbert Gernet
Area
1
10.1 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
1,688
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59558 /59227
Elevation43–88 m (141–289 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saulzoir is a commune. It is in the Nord department in north France.

It is on the river Selle. About 1700 people lived here in 2019. The commune was the site of the Battle of the Sabis between Julius Caesar and the Nervians.[2]

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  1. "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. Pierre Turquin ("La Bataille de la Selle (du Sabis) en l' An 57 avant J.-C." in Les Études Classiques 23/2 (1955), 113-156) has proved beyond reasonable doubt that the battle was fought at the river Selle.

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