Asnières-en-Montagne

Asnières-en-Montagne is a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of eastern France.

Asnières-en-Montagne
The chateau of Rochefort
The chateau of Rochefort
Coat of arms of Asnières-en-Montagne
Coat of arms
Location of Asnières-en-Montagne
Asnières-en-Montagne is located in France
Asnières-en-Montagne
Asnières-en-Montagne
Asnières-en-Montagne is located in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Asnières-en-Montagne
Asnières-en-Montagne
Coordinates: 47°43′09″N 4°16′32″E / 47.7192°N 4.2756°E / 47.7192; 4.2756Coordinates: 47°43′09″N 4°16′32″E / 47.7192°N 4.2756°E / 47.7192; 4.2756
CountryFrance
RegionBourgogne-Franche-Comté
DepartmentCôte-d'Or
ArrondissementMontbard
CantonMontbard
IntercommunalityCC Montbardois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Carine Petry
Area
1
28.47 km2 (10.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
191
 • Density6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
21026 /21500
Elevation203–322 m (666–1,056 ft)
(avg. 288 m or 945 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Asniérois or Asniéroises.[2]

GeographyEdit

Asnières-en-Montagne is located some 25 km south-east of Tonnerre and 10 km north by north-west of Montbard. The western and northern borders of the commune are the boundaries between the departments of Côte-d'Or and Yonne. Access to the commune is by the D5 road from Montbard in the south passing through the east of the commune and continuing to Laignes in the north-east. Access to the village is by the D119 road from Ravières in the west passing through the village and continuing south-east to join the D5 near the commune border. The D5D also links the D5 at the northern border to the village then continues south-west to join the D905 between Perrigny-sur-Armançon and Nuits. The commune is almost surrounded on all sides by forests which cover about 60% of its area with the central area of the commune farmland.[3]

Neighbouring communes and villagesEdit

[3]

AdministrationEdit

List of Successive Mayors[4]

From To Name Party Position
2001 2014 Georges Gouot
2014 2020 Carine Petry

(Not all data is known)

DemographyEdit

In 2017 the commune had 191 inhabitants.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 455—    
1800 459+0.13%
1806 474+0.54%
1821 439−0.51%
1831 457+0.40%
1836 461+0.17%
1841 454−0.31%
1846 450−0.18%
1851 451+0.04%
1856 440−0.49%
1861 408−1.50%
1866 393−0.75%
1872 371−0.96%
1876 362−0.61%
1881 350−0.67%
1886 315−2.09%
1891 334+1.18%
1896 304−1.86%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 283−1.42%
1906 299+1.11%
1911 280−1.30%
1921 239−1.57%
1926 238−0.08%
1931 223−1.29%
1936 218−0.45%
1946 243+1.09%
1954 259+0.80%
1962 237−1.10%
1968 214−1.69%
1975 175−2.83%
1982 185+0.80%
1990 180−0.34%
1999 187+0.42%
2007 180−0.48%
2012 188+0.87%
2017 191+0.32%
Source: EHESS[5] and INSEE[6]

Culture and heritageEdit

Civil heritageEdit

  • The Chateau de Rochefort (16th century) ,[7] the ruins of the chateau were restored by Les Clefs de Rochefort.[8] together with the REMPART Union.
Chateau de Rochefort Gallery

Religious heritageEdit

Two religious structures are registered as historical monuments. These are:

  • Parish Church of Saint Pierre (14th century) [9]
  • Cemetery Cross (16th century) [10]

The church contains several items that are registered as historical objects. These are:

  • Cemetery Cross (17th century) [11]
  • Statue: Christ on the cross (17th century) [12]
  • Statue: Saint Mammès (16th century) [13]
  • Statue: Saint Roch (16th century) [14]
  • Statue: Saint Sebastian (16th century) [15]
  • Statue: Saint Barbe (16th century) [16]
  • Statue: Saint Antoine (16th century) [17]
  • Statue: Saint Jean-Baptiste (15th century) [18]
  • Statue: Saint Jean de Réome (15th century) [19]
  • Statue: Saint Pierre (15th century) [20]
  • Statue: Virgin of mercy (15th century) [21]
  • Statue: Virgin of pity (15th century) [22]
  • Statue: Virgin and child (15th century) [23]

Notable people linked to the communeEdit

  • Guy de Rochefort
  • Pierre Clairambault (1651-1740), Genealogist

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Inhabitants of Côte-d'Or (in French)
  3. ^ a b Google Maps
  4. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)
  5. ^ Données Cassini, EHESS
  6. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  7. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00112070 Chateau de Rochefort (in French)
  8. ^ Les clefs de Rochefort association website (in French)
  9. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00112072 Church (in French)
  10. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00112071 Cemetery Cross (in French)
  11. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000094 Cemetery Cross (in French)
  12. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000095 Statue: Christ on the cross (in French)
  13. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000093 Statue: Saint Mammès (in French)
  14. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000092 Statue: Saint Roch (in French)
  15. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000091 Statue: Saint Sebastian (in French)
  16. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000090 Statue: Saint Barbe (in French)
  17. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000089 Statue: Saint Antoine (in French)
  18. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000088 Statue: Saint Jean-Baptiste (in French)
  19. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000087 Statue: Saint Jean de Réome (in French)
  20. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000086 Statue: Saint Pierre (in French)
  21. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000085 Statue: Virgin of mercy (in French)
  22. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000084 Statue: Virgin of pity (in French)
  23. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM21000083 Statue: Virgin and Child (in French)

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