Perthes, Ardennes

Perthes (French pronunciation: [pɛʁt] (About this soundlisten)) is a commune in the Ardennes department and Grand Est region of north-eastern France.

Perthes
The town hall in Perthes
The town hall in Perthes
Coat of arms of Perthes
Coat of arms
Location of Perthes
Perthes is located in France
Perthes
Perthes
Perthes is located in Grand Est
Perthes
Perthes
Coordinates: 49°27′01″N 4°21′05″E / 49.4503°N 4.3514°E / 49.4503; 4.3514Coordinates: 49°27′01″N 4°21′05″E / 49.4503°N 4.3514°E / 49.4503; 4.3514
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentArdennes
ArrondissementRethel
CantonChâteau-Porcien
IntercommunalityPays Rethélois
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Pascal Turquin[1]
Area
1
23.41 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
308
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
08339 /08300
Elevation86–158 m (282–518 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It was the site of a minor skirmish in the First Battle of Champagne, fought on 20 December 1914.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1946324—    
1954385+18.8%
1962368−4.4%
1968351−4.6%
1975309−12.0%
1982294−4.9%
1990285−3.1%
1999277−2.8%
2005286+3.2%
2015301+5.2%

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.