Andelain

Andelain is a commune in the Aisne department and Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

Andelain

Andelain town hall
Location of Andelain
Andelain
Andelain
Coordinates: 49°38′36″N 3°22′16″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementLaon
CantonTergnier
IntercommunalityChauny-Tergnier-La Fère
Government
  Mayor (2017-2020) André Bottin
Area
1
2.91 km2 (1.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
240
  Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02016 /02800
Elevation47–106 m (154–348 ft)
(avg. 112 m or 367 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

Andelain is located some 24 km south-south-east of Saint Quentin and 4 km east of Tergnier. It can be accessed by the D13 road from Charmes in the north-east passing through the village and continuing to Deuillet in the south-west. The D1032 road also runs through the north of the commune from west to east and the D553 road cuts through the south-western corner of the commune. Apart from the village the commune consists entirely of farmland with no other villages or hamlets.[2]

The Oise river forms a small part of the north-western border of the commune and a stream flows through the north-western part of the commune into the Oise river.[2]

Neighbouring communes and villages[2]

Administration

List of Successive Mayors of Andelain[3]

FromToNamePartyPosition
20012008André Moircoy
20082014Bernard Moufle
20142017François UranDead on the 26th of May 2017
2017PresentAndré Bottin

(Not all data is known)

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2004170    
2006172+1.2%
2007175+1.7%
2008179+2.3%
2009183+2.2%
2010186+1.6%
2011187+0.5%
2012197+5.3%
2013208+5.6%
2014218+4.8%
2015225+3.2%
2016234+4.0%

Culture and heritage

Civil heritage

  • The Park of the Maguin Chateau (19th century) is registered as an historical monument.[4]

Religious heritage

The Church of Saint-Denis (12th century). is registered as an historical monument.[5] The Church contains several items that are registered as historical objects:

  • A Fragment of a Retable (18th century)[6]
  • A Statue: Saint Eveque seated (17th century)[7]
  • A Statue: Saint Sebastian (17th century)[8]
  • A Baptismal pool (15th century)[9]
  • A Baptismal pool (15th century)[10]
  • A Statue: Saint Barbe (16th century)[11]
  • A Statue: Saint Antoine (16th century)[12]
  • A Group Sculpture: Christ on the Cross with the Virgin and Saint John (15th century)[13]
  • Stained glass windows (16th century)[14]

See also

Notes and references

Notes

    References

    1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
    2. Google Maps
    3. List of Mayors of France (in French)
    4. Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02001292 Park of the Maguin Chateau (in French)
    5. Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00115502 Church of Saint-Denis (in French)
    6. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02001515 Fragment of a Retable (in French)
    7. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02001514 Statue: Saint Eveque seated (in French)
    8. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02001513 Statue: Saint Sebastian (in French)
    9. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000024 Baptismal pool (in French)
    10. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000023 Baptismal pool (in French)
    11. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000022 Statue: Saint Barbe (in French)
    12. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000021 Statue: Saint Antoine (in French)
    13. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000020 Group Sculpture: Christ on the Cross with the Virgin and Saint John (in French)
    14. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000019 Stained glass windows (in French)
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