Pargny-la-Dhuys

Pargny-la-Dhuys is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Pargny-la-Dhuys
A general view of Pargny-la-Dhuys
Location of Pargny-la-Dhuys
Pargny-la-Dhuys
Pargny-la-Dhuys
Coordinates: 48°57′13″N 3°33′18″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementChâteau-Thierry
CantonEssômes-sur-Marne
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Jean-Marc Remiot
Area
1
12.66 km2 (4.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
177
  Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02590 /02330
Elevation109–221 m (358–725 ft)
(avg. 145 m or 476 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.±%
1962206    
1968224+8.7%
1975166−25.9%
1982141−15.1%
1990156+10.6%
1999158+1.3%
2008164+3.8%

Sights

The commune's church is St. Martin Church, which has Gothic arches and a slender belfry.

Pargny-la-Dhuys is a former forge that was built on an iron mine belonging to the County of Braine in the fifteenth century .

The last lord of the commune was the Count de la Tour du Pin.

This is the location of the catchment of the Dhuys: an aqueduct of 131 km built between 1863 and 1865 that now supplies the city of Paris and the park at Marne-la-Vallee with water.

See also

References

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