Chaourse

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Chaourse
Chaourse dans la vallée 1a.jpg
Chaourse is located in France
Chaourse
Chaourse
Coordinates: 49°42′18″N 3°59′54″E / 49.705°N 3.9983°E / 49.705; 3.9983Coordinates: 49°42′18″N 3°59′54″E / 49.705°N 3.9983°E / 49.705; 3.9983
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Rozoy-sur-Serre
Intercommunality Thiérache
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Rocourt
Area1 18.6 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 554
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02160 / 02340
Elevation 102–187 m (335–614 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Chaourse is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France. The famous Chaourse Treasure of Roman artefacts, now in the British Museum, was found in the village in 1883.[1]

The Chaourse Treasure in the British Museum














Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 755 —    
1968 769 +1.9%
1975 629 −18.2%
1982 551 −12.4%
1990 522 −5.3%
1999 522 +0.0%
2008 554 +6.1%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ British Museum Collection [1]