Braine, Aisne

Braine is a commune in the department of Aisne in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Braine

Coat of arms
Location of Braine
Braine
Braine
Coordinates: 49°20′30″N 3°31′55″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonFère-en-Tardenois
IntercommunalityVal de l'Aisne
Government
  Mayor (20012008) Michel Teneur
Area
1
11.61 km2 (4.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,272
  Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02110 /02220
Elevation48–169 m (157–554 ft)
(avg. 54 m or 177 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

History

Braine existed long before the year 561, when it was mentioned as a royal palace (Königspfalz) of Neustrian King Chlotar I.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,600    
19681,722+7.6%
19751,943+12.8%
19821,952+0.5%
19902,090+7.1%
19992,069−1.0%
20122,231+7.8%

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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