Pargny-sur-Saulx

Pargny-sur-Saulx (French pronunciation: ​[paʁɲi syʁ so], literally Pargny on Saulx) is a commune in the Marne department in north-eastern France.

Pargny-sur-Saulx
The city hall
The city hall
Coat of arms of Pargny-sur-Saulx
Location of Pargny-sur-Saulx
Pargny-sur-Saulx is located in France
Pargny-sur-Saulx
Pargny-sur-Saulx
Pargny-sur-Saulx is located in Grand Est
Pargny-sur-Saulx
Pargny-sur-Saulx
Coordinates: 48°46′12″N 4°50′19″E / 48.77°N 4.8386°E / 48.77; 4.8386Coordinates: 48°46′12″N 4°50′19″E / 48.77°N 4.8386°E / 48.77; 4.8386
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentMarne
ArrondissementVitry-le-François
CantonSermaize-les-Bains
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Claude Cabart[1]
Area
1
12.44 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
1,810
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
51423 /51340
Elevation115–166 m (377–545 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pargny-sur-Saulx is known for its tiles, which are exported sometimes to Singapore, giving it the nickname "the city of the tiles". In addition the town is situated about 18 kilometres from Lac du Der-Chantecoq.

Names of the commune since its creationEdit

In 1179 : Parni
In 1189 : Parneium
later : Parnenium
In 1232 : Pargneium
In 1240 : Pargny
In 1273 : Pargnei-sur-Saulx
In 1300 : Pargny
In 1397 : Parigny
In 1401 : Pargney
In 1508 : Parguy-sur-Saulx
In 1510 : Prygni
In 1546 : Perriguy
In 1571 : Parigny
In 1633 : Pargny-sur-saulx

The Church of Assomption-de-Notre-DameEdit

 
The church during spring

Apse and transept in a flamboyant style,with gargoyles to the south. 18th century nave.

Twin townsEdit

Pargny-sur-Saulx is twinned with:

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 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.