Margival

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Margival
Eglise de Margival.JPG
Coat of arms of Margival
Coat of arms
Margival is located in France
Margival
Margival
Coordinates: 49°26′07″N 3°24′09″E / 49.4353°N 3.4025°E / 49.4353; 3.4025Coordinates: 49°26′07″N 3°24′09″E / 49.4353°N 3.4025°E / 49.4353; 3.4025
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Soissons
Canton Vailly-sur-Aisne
Intercommunality Val de l'Aisne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Tant
Area
 • Land1 5.47 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 323
 • Population2 density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02464 / 02880
Elevation 66–164 m (217–538 ft)
(avg. 81 m or 266 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.

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

It is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northeast of Soissons.

History[edit]

During World War II, the Führerhauptquartier Wolfsschlucht II, one of the Adolf Hitler's Western Front military headquarters, was built there.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 296 —    
1968 258 −12.8%
1975 264 +2.3%
1982 321 +21.6%
1990 321 +0.0%
1999 325 +1.2%
2008 323 −0.6%

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