Sorbon

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Sorbon
Sorbon (Ardennes) église, vue latérale.JPG
Coat of arms of Sorbon
Coat of arms
Sorbon is located in France
Sorbon
Sorbon
Coordinates: 49°32′23″N 4°21′19″E / 49.5397°N 4.3553°E / 49.5397; 4.3553Coordinates: 49°32′23″N 4°21′19″E / 49.5397°N 4.3553°E / 49.5397; 4.3553
Country France
Region Champagne-Ardenne
Department Ardennes
Arrondissement Rethel
Canton Rethel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Ronsin
Area
 • Land1 14.43 km2 (5.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 206
 • Population2 density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 08427 / 08300

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.

Sorbon is a commune of the Ardennes department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 203 —    
1968 210 +3.4%
1975 211 +0.5%
1982 216 +2.4%
1990 224 +3.7%
1999 216 −3.6%
2008 206 −4.6%

Personalities[edit]

It was the birthplace of Robert de Sorbon, (1201–1274), who was a chaplain and Confessor to King Louis IX of France, as well as the founder of the Sorbonne, the University of Paris.

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