Faverolles, Aisne

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Faverolles
The town hall of Faverolles
The town hall of Faverolles
Location of Faverolles
Faverolles is located in France
Faverolles
Faverolles
Faverolles is located in Hauts-de-France
Faverolles
Faverolles
Coordinates: 49°13′12″N 3°10′35″E / 49.22°N 3.1764°E / 49.22; 3.1764Coordinates: 49°13′12″N 3°10′35″E / 49.22°N 3.1764°E / 49.22; 3.1764
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementSoissons
CantonVillers-Cotterêts
IntercommunalityRetz-en-Valois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Christian Poteaux
Area
1
13.79 km2 (5.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
324
 • Density23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02302 /02600
Elevation67–177 m (220–581 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Faverolles is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Literature[edit]

Faverolles is the village in which the protagonist of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, Jean Valjean lived before he was arrested.

Here is a quote from Victor Hugo's novel:

"Jean Valjean came from a poor peasant family of Brie. He had not learned to read in his childhood. When he reached man's estate, he became a tree-pruner at Faverolles."

The village of Faverolles is situated in the Department of Aisne, in the region of Hauts-de-France, in the country of France. An area of the department of Aisne was historically part of the region of Brie. This northern part of Brie was also called 'Brie pouilleuse'.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006340—    
2007343+0.9%
2008346+0.9%
2009345−0.3%
2010343−0.6%
2011332−3.2%
2012321−3.3%
2013310−3.4%
2014309−0.3%
2015308−0.3%
2016313+1.6%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.