Montigny-Lengrain

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

Montigny-Lengrain
The town hall and school of Montigny-Lengrain

Coat of arms
Location of Montigny-Lengrain
Montigny-Lengrain
Montigny-Lengrain
Coordinates: 49°22′20″N 3°06′00″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonVic-sur-Aisne
IntercommunalityPays de la Vallée de l'Aisne
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Serge Brabant
Area
1
11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
712
  Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02514 /02290
Elevation36–163 m (118–535 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962649    
1968617−4.9%
1975584−5.3%
1982574−1.7%
1990585+1.9%
1999635+8.5%
2008663+4.4%

History

On Easter day 1945, the castle of Montigny-Lengrain, guarded by the faithful of King Louis IV of France, was taken by Herbert III of Vermandois, assisted by the Count of Tours and Blois Thibaud. The latter, vassal of Hugues the Great, participates in it as indirect support of Hugues to the fight against the king. (Y Sassier, Hugues Capet, Paris, Fayard, 2008, p115.)

Places and Monuments

  • Church of Saint-Martin de Montigny-Lengrain , historical monument since 1921.
  • The Renaissance cross within the walls of the church, become with the church historical monument
  • The monument to the dead.
  • Road crosses.

See also

References

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