Vorges

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

Vorges
The church of Vorges
Location of Vorges
Vorges
Vorges
Coordinates: 49°31′08″N 3°39′19″E
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementLaon
CantonLaon-2
IntercommunalityPays de Laon
Government
  Mayor (2014-2020) Christian Noël
Area
1
4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
389
  Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02824 /02860
Elevation70–193 m (230–633 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.±%
1962414    
1968355−14.3%
1975343−3.4%
1982353+2.9%
1990388+9.9%
1999377−2.8%
2004378+0.3%
2008379+0.3%
2009379+0.0%
2014374−1.3%
2015372−0.5%

People associated with the commune

  • Édouard Fleury (1815–83): Historian, writer
  • Champfleury (1821–89): Journalist, writer
  • Gaston Ganault (1831–94): Barrister, deputy
  • Ernest Ganault (1868–1936): Doctor, deputy
  • Hector de Pétigny (1904-1992): Artist
  • Charles Wolf (1827-1918): Astronomer

See also

References

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