Fresnoy-le-Grand

Fresnoy-le-Grand is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Fresnoy-le-Grand
Textile factory

Coat of arms
Location of Fresnoy-le-Grand
Fresnoy-le-Grand
Fresnoy-le-Grand
Coordinates: 49°56′53″N 3°25′06″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSaint-Quentin
CantonBohain-en-Vermandois
IntercommunalityPays du Vermandois
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Raymond Lavallery
Area
1
15.07 km2 (5.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,000
  Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02334 /02230
Elevation96–157 m (315–515 ft)
(avg. 157 m or 515 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Industry

The cookware manufacturer Le Creuset is based in the town and was founded there in 1925 by Armand Desaegher and Octave Aubecq.[2][3]

Sport

The village has a strong athletic club which was formed in 1942 and is called the Association Sportive de Fresnoy (ASF).

Population

The inhabitants of Fresnoy-le-Grand are called Fresnovsiens.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19622,995    
19683,371+12.6%
19753,729+10.6%
19823,635−2.5%
19903,581−1.5%
19993,272−8.6%
20083,045−6.9%
20123,049+0.1%

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. "Our History". Le Creuset. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
  3. Le-Thanh, Damien (2009-04-03). "Le Creuset investit 4,5 millions d'euros" (in French). L'Aisne Nouvelle. Retrieved 2009-04-06.
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