Prémontré

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Prémontré
Abbey palace
Abbey palace
Prémontré is located in France
Prémontré
Prémontré
Coordinates: 49°32′28″N 3°24′53″E / 49.5411°N 3.4147°E / 49.5411; 3.4147Coordinates: 49°32′28″N 3°24′53″E / 49.5411°N 3.4147°E / 49.5411; 3.4147
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Anizy-le-Château
Intercommunality Vallons d'Anizy
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Venant
Area
 • Land1 8.33 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 764
 • Population2 density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02619 / 02320
Elevation 84–215 m (276–705 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,872 —    
1968 2,024 +8.1%
1975 2,039 +0.7%
1982 1,490 −26.9%
1990 1,070 −28.2%
1999 775 −27.6%
2008 764 −1.4%

Sights[edit]

The remains of Prémontré Abbey, the mother house of the Premonstratensian Order, are located in Prémontré.

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