Berrú leads here. For Max Berrú Carrión (1942-2018), the Ecuadorian and Chilean musician, see Max Berrú

Berru (French pronunciation: ​[beʁy]) is a commune in the Marne department in northeastern France.

Berru
The town hall in Berru
The town hall in Berru
Location of Berru
Berru is located in France
Berru
Berru
Berru is located in Grand Est
Berru
Berru
Coordinates: 49°16′21″N 4°09′09″E / 49.2725°N 4.1525°E / 49.2725; 4.1525Coordinates: 49°16′21″N 4°09′09″E / 49.2725°N 4.1525°E / 49.2725; 4.1525
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMarne
ArrondissementReims
CantonBourgogne-Fresne
IntercommunalityCU Grand Reims
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Marie-Hélène Bastogne[1]
Area
1
13.65 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
596
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
51052 /51420
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Berru, along with the neighboring commune of Cernay-lès-Reims, is notable in the literature of paleontology as the site of a geologic formation (part of the Paris Basin) that has yielded a significant number of Paleocene-strata fossils.[3][4]

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962 279—    
1968 287+2.9%
1975 296+3.1%
1982 320+8.1%
1990 459+43.4%
1999 454−1.1%
2006 497+9.5%
2007 503+1.2%
2009 503+0.0%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Simpson, George Gaylord (1936). "Census of Paleocene Mammals" (PDF). American Museum Novitates. American Museum of Natural History (848): 1–15. Retrieved April 3, 2013.
  4. ^ Ladevèze, Sandrine; Missiaen, Pieter; Smith, Thierry (September 2010). "First Skull of Orthaspidotherium Edwardsi (Mammalia 'Condylarthra') from the Late Paleocene of Berru (France) and Phylogenetic Affinities of the Enigmatic European Family Pleuraspidotheriidae". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology / Taylor & Francis. 30 (5): 1559–1578. doi:10.1080/02724634.2010.501440. Retrieved April 2, 2013.