Buchères

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Buchères
Buchères is located in France
Buchères
Buchères
Coordinates: 48°14′19″N 4°06′33″E / 48.2386°N 4.1092°E / 48.2386; 4.1092Coordinates: 48°14′19″N 4°06′33″E / 48.2386°N 4.1092°E / 48.2386; 4.1092
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Aube
Arrondissement Troyes
Canton Vendeuvre-sur-Barse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Lebeau
Area1 7.14 km2 (2.76 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,435
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 10067 /10800
Elevation 111–133 m (364–436 ft)
(avg. 118 m or 387 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.

Buchères is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France.

World War II[edit]

On August 24, 1944, men of the 51st SS-Brigade massacred 68 people, of whom 10 children under ten year old, 5 elderly above seventy years, 35 women and three babies of 18, 11 and 6 months.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 277 —    
1800 408 +47.3%
1806 421 +3.2%
1821 446 +5.9%
1831 556 +24.7%
1836 570 +2.5%
1841 618 +8.4%
1846 634 +2.6%
1851 653 +3.0%
1856 580 −11.2%
1861 552 −4.8%
1866 555 +0.5%
1872 508 −8.5%
1876 497 −2.2%
1881 490 −1.4%
1886 475 −3.1%
1891 426 −10.3%
1896 434 +1.9%
1901 429 −1.2%
1906 458 +6.8%
1911 422 −7.9%
1921 435 +3.1%
1926 485 +11.5%
1931 533 +9.9%
1936 514 −3.6%
1946 483 −6.0%
1954 531 +9.9%
1962 602 +13.4%
1968 727 +20.8%
1975 1,072 +47.5%
1982 1,314 +22.6%
1990 1,328 +1.1%
1999 1,345 +1.3%
2006 1,394 +3.6%
2009 1,404 +0.7%
2012 1,435 +2.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in French) Bruge, Roger (1994) 1944 Le temps des Massacres, les crimes de la Gestapo et de la 51e Brigade SS, Albin Michel, ISBN 2-226-06966-6