Perthes, Ardennes

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Perthes
Perthes is located in France
Perthes
Perthes
Coordinates: 49°27′01″N 4°21′05″E / 49.4503°N 4.3514°E / 49.4503; 4.3514Coordinates: 49°27′01″N 4°21′05″E / 49.4503°N 4.3514°E / 49.4503; 4.3514
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Rethel
Canton Juniville
Intercommunality Juniville
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pascal Turquin
Area1 23.41 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 292
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 08339 / 08300
Elevation 86–158 m (282–518 ft)
(avg. 132 m or 433 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.

Perthes is a commune in the Ardennes department in northern France. In the First Battle of Champagne a minor skirmish was fought here on December 20, 1914.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 334 —    
1968 351 +5.1%
1975 309 −12.0%
1982 294 −4.9%
1990 285 −3.1%
1999 277 −2.8%
2008 292 +5.4%

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