Azy-sur-Marne

Azy-sur-Marne is a commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

Azy-sur-Marne
The Town Hall
The Town Hall
Location of Azy-sur-Marne
Azy-sur-Marne is located in France
Azy-sur-Marne
Azy-sur-Marne
Azy-sur-Marne is located in Hauts-de-France
Azy-sur-Marne
Azy-sur-Marne
Coordinates: 49°00′07″N 3°22′01″E / 49.0019°N 3.3669°E / 49.0019; 3.3669Coordinates: 49°00′07″N 3°22′01″E / 49.0019°N 3.3669°E / 49.0019; 3.3669
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementChâteau-Thierry
CantonEssômes-sur-Marne
IntercommunalityRégion de Château-Thierry
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Pierre Lantoine
Area
1
2.78 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2017)[1]
389
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02042 /02400
Elevation57–202 m (187–663 ft)
(avg. 60 m or 200 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 Azyciens or Azyciennes[2]

GeographyEdit

Azy-sur-Marne is located 4 km south-west of Château-Thierry and 20 km east of Montreuil-aux-Lions. It can be accessed by the D969 road from Essômes-sur-Marne in the north through the village then west through the commune and continuing south to Romeny-sur-Marne. There is also a country road going west to Mont de Bonneil. The commune is almost entirely farmland with small forests in the north and west. The commune is within the Appellation d'origine contrôlée zone of Aisne Champagne.[3]

The southern border of the commune consists of the Marne river with no other identifiable watercourses in the commune.[3]

Neighbouring communes and villagesEdit

[3]

HistoryEdit

The village was severely damaged in the battles of the Marne in World War I.

AdministrationEdit

List of Successive Mayors of Azy-sur-Marne[4]

From To Name Party Position
2001 2014 Peter Pastorelli DVG
2014 Current Jean-Pierre Lantoine

(Not all data is known)

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 253—    
1800 266+0.72%
1806 276+0.62%
1821 246−0.76%
1831 259+0.52%
1836 265+0.46%
1841 254−0.84%
1846 245−0.72%
1851 251+0.49%
1856 223−2.34%
1861 315+7.15%
1866 252−4.36%
1872 192−4.43%
1876 191−0.13%
1881 193+0.21%
1886 187−0.63%
1891 199+1.25%
1896 189−1.03%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 194+0.52%
1906 176−1.93%
1911 168−0.93%
1921 160−0.49%
1926 181+2.50%
1931 195+1.50%
1936 167−3.05%
1946 167+0.00%
1954 173+0.44%
1962 200+1.83%
1968 222+1.75%
1975 286+3.69%
1982 326+1.89%
1990 372+1.66%
1999 381+0.27%
2007 374−0.23%
2012 400+1.35%
2017 389−0.56%
Source: EHESS[5] and INSEE[6]

Sites and MonumentsEdit

 
The church of Saint Felix

The commune has two sites that are registered as historical monuments:

  • The Church of Saint Felix (12th century) [7]
  • The Chateau Park [8]
Other sites of interest

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

NotesEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Inhabitants of Aisne (in French)
  3. ^ a b c Google Maps
  4. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)
  5. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Azy-sur-Marne, EHESS. (in French)
  6. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  7. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00115515 Church of Saint Felix (in French) 
  8. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02001298 Chateau Park (in French)