Chaourse

Chaourse is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. The famous Chaourse Treasure of Roman artefacts, now in the British Museum, was found in the village in 1883.[2]

Chaourse
A general view of Chaourse
A general view of Chaourse
Location of Chaourse
Chaourse is located in France
Chaourse
Chaourse
Chaourse is located in Hauts-de-France
Chaourse
Chaourse
Coordinates: 49°42′18″N 3°59′54″E / 49.705°N 3.9983°E / 49.705; 3.9983Coordinates: 49°42′18″N 3°59′54″E / 49.705°N 3.9983°E / 49.705; 3.9983
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementVervins
CantonVervins
IntercommunalityThiérache
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Rocourt
Area
1
18.6 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
539
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02160 /02340
Elevation102–187 m (335–614 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
The Chaourse Treasure in the British Museum

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962755—    
1968769+1.9%
1975629−18.2%
1982551−12.4%
1990522−5.3%
1999522+0.0%
2008554+6.1%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ British Museum Collection