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Gournay-sur-Aronde is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

Gournay-sur-Aronde is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Gournay-sur-Aronde is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 49°29′36″N 2°40′30″E / 49.4933°N 2.675°E / 49.4933; 2.675Coordinates: 49°29′36″N 2°40′30″E / 49.4933°N 2.675°E / 49.4933; 2.675
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Oise
Arrondissement Compiègne
Canton Estrées-Saint-Denis
Intercommunality Pays des Sources
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Forget
Area1 14.71 km2 (5.68 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 596
 • Density 41/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 60281 /60190
Elevation 47–127 m (154–417 ft)
(avg. 76 m or 249 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Gournay-sur-Aronde is best known for a Late Iron Age sanctuary that dates back to the 4th century BCE, and was burned and levelled at the end of the 1st century BCE. In the 4th century AD a Gallo-Roman temple was built on the site.

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