Hierges

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Hierges
Château hierges 003.JPG
Coat of arms of Hierges
Coat of arms
Hierges is located in France
Hierges
Hierges
Coordinates: 50°06′21″N 4°44′26″E / 50.1058°N 4.7406°E / 50.1058; 4.7406Coordinates: 50°06′21″N 4°44′26″E / 50.1058°N 4.7406°E / 50.1058; 4.7406
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Charleville-Mézières
Canton Givet
Intercommunality Ardennes Rives de Meuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Bourgeois
Area
 • Land1 4.05 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 212
 • Population2 density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 08226 / 08320

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.

Hierges is a commune in the Ardennes department in the Champagne-Ardenne region in northern France.

Hierges is located in the Meuse valley along the Belgian border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 245 —    
1968 297 +21.2%
1975 324 +9.1%
1982 300 −7.4%
1990 254 −15.3%
1999 220 −13.4%
2008 212 −3.6%

Sights and monuments[edit]

  • Château de Hierges, a castle whose origins go back to the 16th century, was built on the site of an earlier 9th century castrum.

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