Belleau, Aisne

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Belleau
Commemoration of the Battle of Belleau Wood, 2009
Commemoration of the Battle of Belleau Wood, 2009
Belleau is located in France
Belleau
Belleau
Coordinates: 49°05′04″N 3°17′37″E / 49.0844°N 3.2936°E / 49.0844; 3.2936Coordinates: 49°05′04″N 3°17′37″E / 49.0844°N 3.2936°E / 49.0844; 3.2936
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Château-Thierry
Canton Château-Thierry
Intercommunality Région de Château-Thierry
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Monique Benier
Area
 • Land1 6.72 km2 (2.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 127
 • Population2 density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02062 / 02400
Elevation 87–198 m (285–650 ft)
(avg. 106 m or 348 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.

Belleau is a commune in the department of Aisne in Picardy in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 217 —    
1800 253 +16.6%
1806 240 −5.1%
1821 249 +3.8%
1831 380 +52.6%
1836 257 −32.4%
1841 286 +11.3%
1846 281 −1.7%
1851 263 −6.4%
1856 263 +0.0%
1861 257 −2.3%
1866 262 +1.9%
1872 257 −1.9%
1876 245 −4.7%
1881 222 −9.4%
1886 216 −2.7%
1891 213 −1.4%
1896 192 −9.9%
1901 199 +3.6%
1906 238 +19.6%
1911 199 −16.4%
1921 154 −22.6%
1926 175 +13.6%
1931 193 +10.3%
1936 158 −18.1%
1946 122 −22.8%
1954 138 +13.1%
1962 126 −8.7%
1968 117 −7.1%
1975 109 −6.8%
1982 119 +9.2%
1990 134 +12.6%
1999 135 +0.7%
2008 127 −5.9%

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