Azy-sur-Marne

Azy-sur-Marne is a commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

Azy-sur-Marne
The Town Hall
Location of Azy-sur-Marne
Azy-sur-Marne
Azy-sur-Marne
Coordinates: 49°00′07″N 3°22′01″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementChâteau-Thierry
CantonEssômes-sur-Marne
IntercommunalityRégion de Château-Thierry
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Pierre Lantoine
Area
1
2.78 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
392
  Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02042 /02400
Elevation57–202 m (187–663 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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 Azyciens or Azyciennes[2]

Geography

Azy-sur-Marne is located 4 km south-west of Château-Thierry and 20 km east of Montreuil-aux-Lions. It can be accessed by the D969 road from Essômes-sur-Marne in the north through the village then west through the commune and continuing south to Romeny-sur-Marne. There is also a country road going west to Mont de Bonneil. The commune is almost entirely farmland with small forests in the north and west. The commune is within the Appellation d'origine contrôlée zone of Aisne Champagne.[3]

The southern border of the commune consists of the Marne river with no other identifiable watercourses in the commune.[3]

Neighbouring communes and villages[3]

History

The village was severely damaged in the battles of the Marne in World War I.

Administration

List of Successive Mayors of Azy-sur-Marne[4]

FromToNamePartyPosition
20012014Peter PastorelliDVG
2014CurrentJean-Pierre Lantoine

(Not all data is known)

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006372    
2007374+0.5%
2008372−0.5%
2009379+1.9%
2010387+2.1%
2011396+2.3%
2012400+1.0%
2013408+2.0%
2014401−1.7%
2015396−1.2%
2016390−1.5%
Population change (See database)
1793 1800 1806 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851
253 266 276 246 259 265 254 245 251
1856 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896
223 315 252 192 191 193 187 199 189
1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954
194 176 168 160 181 195 167 167 173
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2010 -
200 222 286 326 372 381 372 387 -

Sources : Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 (population without double counting and municipal population from 2006)

Sites and Monuments

The commune has two sites that are registered as historical monuments:

  • The Church of Saint Felix (12th century)[5]
  • The Chateau Park[6]
Other sites of interest

See also

Notes and references

Notes

    References

    1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
    2. Inhabitants of Aisne (in French)
    3. Google Maps
    4. List of Mayors of France (in French)
    5. Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00115515 Church of Saint Felix (in French)
    6. Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02001298 Chateau Park (in French)
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