Faverolles, Aisne

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

Faverolles
The town hall of Faverolles
Location of Faverolles
Faverolles
Faverolles
Coordinates: 49°13′12″N 3°10′35″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonVillers-Cotterêts
IntercommunalityRetz-en-Valois
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Christian Poteaux
Area
1
13.79 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
324
  Density23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02302 /02600
Elevation67–177 m (220–581 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Literature

Faverolles is the village in which the protagonist of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, Jean Valjean lived before he was arrested.

Here is a quote from Victor Hugo's novel:

"Jean Valjean came from a poor peasant family of Brie. He had not learned to read in his childhood. When he reached man's estate, he became a tree-pruner at Faverolles."

The village of Faverolles is situated in the Department of Aisne, in the region of Hauts-de-France, in the country of France. An area of the department of Aisne was historically part of the region of Brie. This northern part of Brie was also called 'Brie pouilleuse'.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006340    
2007343+0.9%
2008346+0.9%
2009345−0.3%
2010343−0.6%
2011332−3.2%
2012321−3.3%
2013310−3.4%
2014309−0.3%
2015308−0.3%
2016313+1.6%

See also

References

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


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