Nogent-sur-Seine

Nogent-sur-Seine (French: [nɔʒɑ̃ syʁ sɛn]) is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France. The headquarters of The Soufflet Group is located here, as is the Musée Camille Claudel. The large Nogent Nuclear Power Plant is located here.

Nogent-sur-Seine
Watermill on the Seine
Watermill on the Seine
Coat of arms of Nogent-sur-Seine
Location of Nogent-sur-Seine
Nogent-sur-Seine is located in France
Nogent-sur-Seine
Nogent-sur-Seine
Nogent-sur-Seine is located in Grand Est
Nogent-sur-Seine
Nogent-sur-Seine
Coordinates: 48°29′39″N 3°30′12″E / 48.4942°N 3.5033°E / 48.4942; 3.5033Coordinates: 48°29′39″N 3°30′12″E / 48.4942°N 3.5033°E / 48.4942; 3.5033
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentAube
ArrondissementNogent-sur-Seine
CantonNogent-sur-Seine
IntercommunalityNogentais
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Estelle Bomberger-Rivot[1]
Area
1
20.08 km2 (7.75 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
5,987
 • Density300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
10268 /10400
Elevation60–113 m (197–371 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17933,174—    
18003,201+0.9%
18063,158−1.3%
18212,926−7.3%
18313,277+12.0%
18363,355+2.4%
18413,383+0.8%
18463,515+3.9%
18513,469−1.3%
18563,486+0.5%
18613,530+1.3%
18663,641+3.1%
18723,474−4.6%
18763,435−1.1%
18813,469+1.0%
18863,652+5.3%
18913,704+1.4%
18963,723+0.5%
19013,818+2.6%
YearPop.±%
19063,829+0.3%
19113,976+3.8%
19213,373−15.2%
19263,611+7.1%
19313,683+2.0%
19363,631−1.4%
19463,589−1.2%
19543,333−7.1%
19623,777+13.3%
19684,447+17.7%
19754,671+5.0%
19825,009+7.2%
19905,505+9.9%
19995,963+8.3%
20086,060+1.6%
20125,992−1.1%
20165,973−0.3%
20185,987+0.2%
 
Nogent Nuclear Power Plant from the air, 2012

PersonalitiesEdit

Sculptor Camille Claudel lived in Nogent-sur-Seine with her family from 1876 to 1879.

Frédéric Moreau, the hero of Gustave Flaubert's novel Sentimental Education, is a native of Nogent-sur-Seine.

The abbey of Nogent-sur-Seine was destroyed during the French Revolution. Fragments of it were used in 1817 in making the canopy over the graves of Pierre Abélard and Héloïse d'Argenteuil at the Père Lachaise Cemetery.

International relationsEdit

Nogent-sur-Seine is twinned with:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 9 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.

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