Herbisse

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Herbisse
Commune
Herbisse (1).jpg
Herbisse is located in France
Herbisse
Herbisse
Location within Grand Est region
Herbisse is located in Grand Est
Herbisse
Herbisse
Coordinates: 48°37′27″N 4°06′47″E / 48.6242°N 4.1131°E / 48.6242; 4.1131Coordinates: 48°37′27″N 4°06′47″E / 48.6242°N 4.1131°E / 48.6242; 4.1131
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Aube
Arrondissement Troyes
Canton Arcis-sur-Aube
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Lambert
Area1 22.04 km2 (8.51 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 176
 • Density 8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 10172 /10700
Elevation 98–120 m (322–394 ft)
(avg. 105 m or 344 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Herbisse is a small village in the Champagne crayeuse located on a stream call l'Herbissonne. Most of the village's land is used for agriculture.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962238—    
1968242+1.7%
1975192−20.7%
1982170−11.5%
1990168−1.2%
1999149−11.3%
2008180+20.8%
2011179−0.6%
2012176−1.7%

Monuments[edit]

  • The Roman Catholic Church dedicated to the Virgin Mary
  • The Memorial dedicated to the soldiers from the village who dies in World War I and World War II.
  • the Tombstones of 7 Royal Air Force airmen (5 of the Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve and 2 from the Royal New Zealand Air Force) of the 49 Squadron Bomber Command. They died on 19 July 1944 when their Lancaster Mk III (Number JB178) crashed. The crew was on its 27th mission.[1]

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