Saint-Gobain, Aisne

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

Saint-Gobain
Former mirror factory

Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Gobain
Saint-Gobain
Saint-Gobain
Coordinates: 49°35′48″N 3°22′33″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementLaon
CantonTergnier
IntercommunalityVilles d'Oyse
Government
  Mayor (20012008) Guy Paquin
Area
1
29.73 km2 (11.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,320
  Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02680 /02410
Elevation53–207 m (174–679 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Named after martyr Saint Gobain, who was murdered by non-Christian raiders in this region in the year 670 AD. In 1692, a glass factory was built at the village of Saint-Gobain, giving its name to the Saint-Gobain company.[2]

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,023    
18002,013−0.5%
18062,119+5.3%
18212,339+10.4%
18312,338−0.0%
18362,378+1.7%
18412,256−5.1%
18462,186−3.1%
18512,210+1.1%
18562,374+7.4%
18612,261−4.8%
18662,190−3.1%
18722,133−2.6%
18762,139+0.3%
18812,120−0.9%
18862,219+4.7%
18912,346+5.7%
18962,147−8.5%
19012,317+7.9%
19062,268−2.1%
19112,305+1.6%
19211,586−31.2%
19262,196+38.5%
19311,976−10.0%
19361,909−3.4%
19462,217+16.1%
19542,535+14.3%
19622,994+18.1%
19682,893−3.4%
19752,657−8.2%
19822,278−14.3%
19902,321+1.9%
19992,340+0.8%
20082,348+0.3%
20122,300−2.0%

See also

References

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