Chaourse

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Chaourse
Commune
A general view of Chaourse
A general view of Chaourse
Chaourse is located in France
Chaourse
Chaourse
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Chaourse is located in Hauts-de-France
Chaourse
Chaourse
Coordinates: 49°42′18″N 3°59′54″E / 49.705°N 3.9983°E / 49.705; 3.9983Coordinates: 49°42′18″N 3°59′54″E / 49.705°N 3.9983°E / 49.705; 3.9983
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Vervins
Canton Vervins
Intercommunality Thiérache
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Rocourt
Area1 18.6 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 554
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 02160 /02340
Elevation 102–187 m (335–614 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Chaourse is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. The famous Chaourse Treasure of Roman artefacts, now in the British Museum, was found in the village in 1883.[1]

The Chaourse Treasure in the British Museum

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962755—    
1968769+1.9%
1975629−18.2%
1982551−12.4%
1990522−5.3%
1999522+0.0%
2008554+6.1%

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