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Artonges



Artonges (French pronunciation: ​[aʁtɔ̃ʒ]) is a former commune in the department of Aisne in northern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie.[2]

Artonges
Eglise Artonges.jpg
Location of Artonges
Coordinates:
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementChâteau-Thierry
CantonEssômes-sur-Marne
CommuneDhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie
Area
1
13.12 km2 (5.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
164
 • Density13/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
02330
Elevation140–211 m (459–692 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Artongeois or Artongeoises[3]

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Geography

Artonge is a commune in the south of the department of Aisne in the old Brie Champagne region, located on a high plateau not far from the sources of the Dhuys and the edge of the forest of "Rouges Fossés" (Red Ditches).

It is located some 20 km south-east of Château-Thierry and 35 km south-west of Épernay. It can be accessed by the D20 road from Pargny-la-Dhuys in the north coming south through the village and continuing south-west to Marchais-en-Brie. The D201 branches south off the D20 changing to the D40 at the border of the commune and continuing south to Montmirail. There is also the D866 coming from Nesles-la-Montagne in the north-west terminating in the village. There is also a railway line coming from the north with Artongeole Station just north of the village. The railway continues south-west through Montmirail. The commune is mixed farmland and forest.[4]

The Ru des Rieux flows through the village from its source to the west and flows south-west into the Ravine de la Dhuys.[4]

Neighbouring communes and villages

[4]


History

The name Hertungiae was mentioned in 1137.


Administration

List of Mayors of Artonges[5]

From To Name
2001 2008 François Girard
2008 2016 Gislaine Dadou

Demography

In 2012, the commune had 196 inhabitants.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 245—    
1800 294+2.64%
1806 298+0.23%
1821 267−0.73%
1831 256−0.42%
1836 255−0.08%
1841 268+1.00%
1846 281+0.95%
1851 314+2.25%
1856 311−0.19%
1861 300−0.72%
1866 305+0.33%
1872 311+0.33%
1876 286−2.07%
1881 277−0.64%
1886 295+1.27%
1891 272−1.61%
1896 296+1.71%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 277−1.32%
1906 270−0.51%
1911 270+0.00%
1921 249−0.81%
1926 229−1.66%
1931 234+0.43%
1936 237+0.26%
1946 199−1.73%
1954 197−0.13%
1962 229+1.90%
1968 235+0.43%
1975 159−5.43%
1982 142−1.60%
1990 134−0.72%
1999 145+0.88%
2007 161+1.32%
2012 196+4.01%
Source: EHESS[6] and INSEE[7]

Sites and Monuments

  • The Choir and the Transept of the Church of Saint Peter (15th century)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg are registered as an historical monument.[8] The earliest parts date back to the 15th century but it has been rebuilt over the centuries. This church has no proper tower but rather a bell housed in a Dormer of the north side of the roof over the nave. The church has been the subject of a complete restoration and was returned to the Church during a Mass celebrated by Friar Gandon, the parish priest of Our Lady of the Three Valleys on which it depends, and Bishop Giraud, Bishop of Soissons in 2009. The Churtch contains a Stained glass window: Christ on the Cross (16th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg which is registered as an historical object.[9]
  • The Fountain is powered by a reliable source of water which was once thought to cure sore throats and fevers.
  • The Lavoir (Public laundry) is decorated on the theme of a fable by Jean de La Fontaine: "The fox, the flies, and the hedgehog".
  • The Chateau is a former lordship which was vassal to Montmirail and is privately owned.

See also

External links


References

  1. ^ Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2017 , INSEE
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 10 September 2015 (in French)
  3. ^ Inhabitants of Aisne (in French)
  4. ^ a b c Google Maps
  5. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)
  6. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Artonges , EHESS. (in French)
  7. ^ Populations légales 2012 , INSEE
  8. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00115508 Church of Saint Peter (in French)
  9. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM02000042 Stained glass window: Christ on the Cross (in French)




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