Saint-Just-en-Chaussée

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Saint-Just-en-Chaussée
Coat of arms of Saint-Just-en-Chaussée
Coat of arms
Saint-Just-en-Chaussée is located in France
Saint-Just-en-Chaussée
Saint-Just-en-Chaussée
Coordinates: 49°30′24″N 2°25′54″E / 49.5067°N 2.4317°E / 49.5067; 2.4317Coordinates: 49°30′24″N 2°25′54″E / 49.5067°N 2.4317°E / 49.5067; 2.4317
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Oise
Arrondissement Clermont
Canton Saint-Just-en-Chaussée
Intercommunality Plateau Picard
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Frans Desmedt
Area1 14.66 km2 (5.66 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 5,602
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 60581 / 60130
Elevation 86–172 m (282–564 ft)
(avg. 96 m or 315 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.

Saint-Just-en-Chaussée is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

History[edit]

Its name refers to Saint Justus of Beauvais, who is said to have been martyred at this spot.

Personalities[edit]

Valentin Haüy and René Just Haüy (brothers) were born in Saint-Just-en-Chaussée.

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