Saint-Michel, Aisne

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Saint-Michel
Saint-Michel Abbey
Saint-Michel Abbey
Coat of arms of Saint-Michel
Coat of arms
Saint-Michel is located in France
Saint-Michel
Saint-Michel
Coordinates: 49°55′07″N 4°08′01″E / 49.9186°N 4.1336°E / 49.9186; 4.1336Coordinates: 49°55′07″N 4°08′01″E / 49.9186°N 4.1336°E / 49.9186; 4.1336
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Vervins
Canton Hirson
Intercommunality Pays des Trois Rivières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Verdavaine
Area
 • Land1 42.2 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,522
 • Population2 density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 02684 / 02830
Elevation 172–278 m (564–912 ft)
(avg. 201 m or 659 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-Michel is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France. It is also unofficially called Saint-Michel-en-Thiérache.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 4,502 —    
1968 4,342 −3.6%
1975 4,155 −4.3%
1982 4,044 −2.7%
1990 3,783 −6.5%
1999 3,656 −3.4%
2008 3,522 −3.7%

Personalities[edit]

  • French Revolution leader Antoine Joseph Santerre, whose family moved from Saint-Michel to Paris before the Revolution.

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