Breteuil, Oise

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Breteuil-sur-Noye
Former abbey and the castle
Former abbey and the castle
Breteuil-sur-Noye is located in France
Breteuil-sur-Noye
Breteuil-sur-Noye
Coordinates: 49°38′00″N 2°17′39″E / 49.6333°N 2.2942°E / 49.6333; 2.2942Coordinates: 49°38′00″N 2°17′39″E / 49.6333°N 2.2942°E / 49.6333; 2.2942
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Oise
Arrondissement Clermont
Canton Breteuil
Intercommunality Vallées de la Brèche et de la Noye
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Cotel
Area1 17.27 km2 (6.67 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 4,475
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 60104 /60120
Elevation 70–166 m (230–545 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 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.

Breteuil or Breteuil-sur-Noye is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

It is located in the Noye valley.

Law of Breteuil[edit]

The Duke of Normandy gave a charter to Breteuil guaranteeing it many freedoms. After the Norman conquest of England and later the Norman Conquest of Ireland, the "law of Breteuil" was granted to many towns in those countries.[1][2]

Population[edit]

Its inhabitants are calles Brituliens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,030 —    
1800 2,160 +6.4%
1806 2,112 −2.2%
1821 2,099 −0.6%
1831 2,284 +8.8%
1836 2,415 +5.7%
1841 2,399 −0.7%
1846 2,561 +6.8%
1851 2,736 +6.8%
1856 2,794 +2.1%
1861 2,907 +4.0%
1866 2,815 −3.2%
1872 2,802 −0.5%
1876 3,074 +9.7%
1881 3,146 +2.3%
1886 3,154 +0.3%
1891 3,108 −1.5%
1896 2,991 −3.8%
1901 2,830 −5.4%
1906 2,839 +0.3%
1911 2,700 −4.9%
1921 2,325 −13.9%
1926 2,426 +4.3%
1931 2,516 +3.7%
1936 2,359 −6.2%
1946 1,785 −24.3%
1954 2,241 +25.5%
1962 2,748 +22.6%
1968 3,085 +12.3%
1975 3,531 +14.5%
1982 3,873 +9.7%
1990 3,879 +0.2%
1999 4,120 +6.2%
2006 4,267 +3.6%
2009 4,359 +2.2%
2012 4,475 +2.7%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ballard, Adolphus (October 1915). "The Law of Breteuil". The English Historical Review. Oxford University Press. 30 (120): 646–658. doi:10.1093/ehr/xxx.cxx.646. JSTOR 551301. 
  2. ^ Pounds, Norman John Greville (2005-01-01). The Medieval City. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 174–5. ISBN 9780313324987. Retrieved 10 September 2015.