Berrieux

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Berrieux
Berrieux is located in France
Berrieux
Berrieux
Coordinates: 49°29′19″N 3°50′56″E / 49.4886°N 3.8489°E / 49.4886; 3.8489Coordinates: 49°29′19″N 3°50′56″E / 49.4886°N 3.8489°E / 49.4886; 3.8489
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Craonne
Intercommunality Chemin des Dames
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Payen
Area
 • Land1 4.98 km2 (1.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 169
 • Population2 density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02072 / 02820
Elevation 72–159 m (236–522 ft)
(avg. 98 m or 322 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.

History[edit]

During the First World War, Berrieux was located on the front line between the French and German forces. The village was completely destroyed and rebuilt after the war.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 401 —    
1800 472 +17.7%
1806 486 +3.0%
1821 492 +1.2%
1831 529 +7.5%
1836 522 −1.3%
1841 504 −3.4%
1846 481 −4.6%
1851 507 +5.4%
1856 516 +1.8%
1861 505 −2.1%
1866 480 −5.0%
1872 412 −14.2%
1876 389 −5.6%
1881 385 −1.0%
1886 384 −0.3%
1891 386 +0.5%
1896 379 −1.8%
1901 369 −2.6%
1906 344 −6.8%
1911 348 +1.2%
1921 191 −45.1%
1926 244 +27.7%
1931 210 −13.9%
1936 202 −3.8%
1946 173 −14.4%
1954 214 +23.7%
1962 182 −15.0%
1968 162 −11.0%
1975 142 −12.3%
1982 166 +16.9%
1990 162 −2.4%
1999 161 −0.6%
2008 169 +5.0%

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