Soupir

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

Soupir
Church and a French military cemetery in Soupir
Location of Soupir
Soupir
Soupir
Coordinates: 49°24′25″N 3°35′50″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonFère-en-Tardenois
IntercommunalityVal de l'Aisne
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Evelyne Libregs
Area
1
10.2 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
281
  Density28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02730 /02160
Elevation42–190 m (138–623 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

History

Located south of the Chemin des Dames, the village was largely destroyed during the Second Battle of the Aisne in World War I. Today, five national cemeteries are located in Soupir: two for France, and one each for Germany, the UK, and Italy.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962348    
1968307−11.8%
1975283−7.8%
1982289+2.1%
1990287−0.7%
1999282−1.7%
2008308+9.2%
2012288−6.5%

See also

References

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