Ambrief

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Ambrief
A general view of Ambrief
A general view of Ambrief
Location of Ambrief
Ambrief is located in France
Ambrief
Ambrief
Ambrief is located in Hauts-de-France
Ambrief
Ambrief
Coordinates: 49°19′11″N 3°24′07″E / 49.3197°N 3.4019°E / 49.3197; 3.4019Coordinates: 49°19′11″N 3°24′07″E / 49.3197°N 3.4019°E / 49.3197; 3.4019
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonVillers-Cotterêts
IntercommunalityCanton d'Oulchy-le-Château
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Nicolas Bertin
Area
1
4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
72
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02012 /02200
Elevation76–166 m (249–545 ft)
(avg. 136 m or 446 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ambrief is a French commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Ambriérois or Ambriéroises[2]

Geography[edit]

Ambrief is located some 10 km south-east of Soissons and 30 km north-east of Villers-Cotterêts. It can be accessed on the D951 road from the north which passes through the village and continues south to Chacrise. The D6 road forms the north-eastern border of the commune. There are also several country roads linking the village to the west and a country road going to the east. There is an area of forest on the eastern side of the village however the rest of the commune is entirely farmland. There are no other villages or hamlets and no identifiable waterways in the commune.[3]

Neighbouring communes and villages[3][edit]

History[edit]

Ambrief was a centre for the Knights Templar.

Administration[edit]

List of successive mayors of Ambrief[4]

From To Name Party Position
2001 Present Nicolas Bertin RN

(Not all data is known)

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
200472—    
200665−9.7%
200764−1.5%
200863−1.6%
200962−1.6%
201063+1.6%
201163+0.0%
201265+3.2%
201368+4.6%
201471+4.4%
201570−1.4%
201669−1.4%
An old tower in Ambrief

Distribution of age groups[edit]

An Ambrief Orchard

Percentage distribution of age groups in Ambrief and Aisne department in 2007

Ambrief Ambrief Aisne Aisne
Age range Men Women Men Women
0 to 14 years 6.2 16.7 20.7 18.6
15 to 29 years 21.9 16.7 18.7 17.2
30 to 44 years 21.9 30.0 20.4 19.7
45 to 59 years 37.5 20.0 21.8 20.6
60 to 74 years 6.2 10.0 12.2 13.3
75 to 89 Years 6.2 6.7 6.0 9.6
90 Years+ 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.9

Sources:

Sites and monuments[edit]

Old Cave Dwellings in Ambrief
  • Remains of the "Temple Farm" which was closely related to the commandery of Mount Soissons.
  • Many remains of cave dwellings

Notable people linked to the commune[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Inhabitants of Aisne (in French)
  3. ^ a b Google Maps
  4. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)