Ambrief

Ambrief is a French commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

Ambrief
A general view of Ambrief
Location of Ambrief
Ambrief
Ambrief
Coordinates: 49°19′11″N 3°24′07″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonVillers-Cotterêts
IntercommunalityCanton d'Oulchy-le-Château
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Nicolas Bertin
Area
1
4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
72
  Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02012 /02200
Elevation76–166 m (249–545 ft)
(avg. 136 m or 446 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Ambriérois or Ambriéroises[2]

Geography

Ambrief is located some 10 km south-east of Soissons and 30 km north-east of Villers-Cotterêts. It can be accessed on the D951 road from the north which passes through the village and continues south to Chacrise. The D6 road forms the north-eastern border of the commune. There are also several country roads linking the village to the west and a country road going to the east. There is an area of forest on the eastern side of the village however the rest of the commune is entirely farmland. There are no other villages or hamlets and no identifiable waterways in the commune.[3]

Neighbouring communes and villages[3]

History

Ambrief was a centre for the Knights Templar.

Administration

List of successive mayors of Ambrief[4]

FromToNamePartyPosition
2001PresentNicolas BertinRN

(Not all data is known)

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200472    
200665−9.7%
200764−1.5%
200863−1.6%
200962−1.6%
201063+1.6%
201163+0.0%
201265+3.2%
201368+4.6%
201471+4.4%
201570−1.4%
201669−1.4%

Distribution of age groups

Percentage distribution of age groups in Ambrief and Aisne department in 2007

AmbriefAmbriefAisneAisne
Age rangeMenWomenMenWomen
0 to 14 years6.216.720.718.6
15 to 29 years21.916.718.717.2
30 to 44 years21.930.020.419.7
45 to 59 years37.520.021.820.6
60 to 74 years6.210.012.213.3
75 to 89 Years6.26.76.09.6
90 Years+0.00.00.30.9

Sources:

Sites and monuments

  • Remains of the "Temple Farm" which was closely related to the commandery of Mount Soissons.
  • Many remains of cave dwellings

Notable people linked to the commune

See also

Notes and references

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    References

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