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Vorges is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Vorges
Commune
The church of Vorges
The church of Vorges
Vorges is located in France
Vorges
Vorges
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Vorges is located in Hauts-de-France
Vorges
Vorges
Coordinates: 49°31′08″N 3°39′19″E / 49.5189°N 3.6553°E / 49.5189; 3.6553Coordinates: 49°31′08″N 3°39′19″E / 49.5189°N 3.6553°E / 49.5189; 3.6553
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Laon-2
Intercommunality Laon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Noel
Area1 4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 379
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 02824 /02860
Elevation 70–193 m (230–633 ft)
(avg. 85 m or 279 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.

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PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962414—    
1968355−14.3%
1975343−3.4%
1982353+2.9%
1990388+9.9%
1999377−2.8%
2008379+0.5%

People associated with the communeEdit

  • Édouard Fleury (1815–83): Historian, writer
  • Champfleury (1821–89): Journalist, writer
  • Gaston Ganault (1831–94): Barrister, deputy
  • Ernest Ganault (1868–1936): Doctor, deputy
  • Hector de Pétigny (1904-1992): Artist
  • Charles Wolf (1827-1918): Astronomer

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