Rethondes

Rethondes is a commune in the Oise department in northern France. It is associated with the signing of the armistice that ended World War I, although the actual location of the signing was on the other side of the Aisne in the commune of Compiègne. Rethondes was also where the armistice of World War II was signed by the Vichy government on 22 June 1940.[2]

Rethondes
The railway station in Rethondes
The railway station in Rethondes
Coat of arms of Rethondes
Coat of arms
Location of Rethondes
Rethondes is located in France
Rethondes
Rethondes
Rethondes is located in Hauts-de-France
Rethondes
Rethondes
Coordinates: 49°24′58″N 2°56′24″E / 49.416°N 2.94°E / 49.416; 2.94Coordinates: 49°24′58″N 2°56′24″E / 49.416°N 2.94°E / 49.416; 2.94
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentOise
ArrondissementCompiègne
CantonCompiègne-1
IntercommunalityCanton d'Attichy
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gérard Desmarest
Area
1
9.48 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
656
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
60534 /60153
Elevation33–110 m (108–361 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1793451—    
1806539+19.5%
1821488−9.5%
1831629+28.9%
1841551−12.4%
1851529−4.0%
1861471−11.0%
1872421−10.6%
1881385−8.6%
1891379−1.6%
1901380+0.3%
1911389+2.4%
1921312−19.8%
1931318+1.9%
1946414+30.2%
1954353−14.7%
1962388+9.9%
1968451+16.2%
1975458+1.6%
1982504+10.0%
1990591+17.3%
1999668+13.0%
2008705+5.5%
2013745+5.7%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Blay, Michel (2012). Les ordres du Chef: Culte de l'autorité et ambitions technocratiques : le CNRS sous Vichy. Paris: Armand Colin. pp. 1–26. ISBN 9782200277284 – via Cairn.info.