Chaudardes

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Chaudardes
Town hall
Town hall
Chaudardes is located in France
Chaudardes
Chaudardes
Coordinates: 49°23′33″N 3°47′32″E / 49.3925°N 3.7922°E / 49.3925; 3.7922Coordinates: 49°23′33″N 3°47′32″E / 49.3925°N 3.7922°E / 49.3925; 3.7922
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Neufchâtel-sur-Aisne
Intercommunality Champagne Picarde
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patricia Delattre
Area1 4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 85
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02171 / 02160
Elevation 47–78 m (154–256 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 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.

Chaudardes is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 73 —    
1968 62 −15.1%
1975 54 −12.9%
1982 46 −14.8%
1990 68 +47.8%
1999 82 +20.6%
2008 85 +3.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, which is a registered historic monument.
  • The "lavoir", a public place where the women used to wash their clothes and which is also a "monument historique" because of its Blessed Virgin Mary statue whose color is still visible here and there
  • The chapel, which is behind the lavoir and which can no longer be visited (stones fall)
  • A stature of the Virgin Mary with the infant Jesus on the village square, near the church
  • The graveyard
  • The Aisne River and the ruins of a bridge which was designed to link Chaudardes with Concevreux, a village on the other side of the river (this bridge has been destroyed during the World War I)

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