Pargny-la-Dhuys

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Pargny-la-Dhuys
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Pargny-la-Dhuys is located in France
Pargny-la-Dhuys
Pargny-la-Dhuys
Coordinates: 48°57′13″N 3°33′18″E / 48.9536°N 3.555°E / 48.9536; 3.555Coordinates: 48°57′13″N 3°33′18″E / 48.9536°N 3.555°E / 48.9536; 3.555
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Château-Thierry
Canton Condé-en-Brie
Intercommunality Condé en Brie
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Remiot
Area1 12.66 km2 (4.89 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 164
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02590 / 02330
Elevation 109–221 m (358–725 ft)
(avg. 145 m or 476 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.

Pargny-la-Dhuys is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 206 —    
1968 224 +8.7%
1975 166 −25.9%
1982 141 −15.1%
1990 156 +10.6%
1999 158 +1.3%
2008 164 +3.8%

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The commune's church is St. Martin Church, which has Gothic arches and a slender belfry.

Pargny-la-Dhuys is a former forge that was built on an iron mine belonging to the County of Braine in the fifteenth century .

The last lord of the commune was the Count de la Tour du Pin.

This is the location of the catchment of the Dhuys: an aqueduct of 131 km built between 1863 and 1865 that now supplies the city of Paris and the park at Marne-la-Vallee with water.

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