Montigny-Lengrain

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Montigny-Lengrain
Commune
The town hall and school of Montigny-Lengrain
The town hall and school of Montigny-Lengrain
Coat of arms of Montigny-Lengrain
Coat of arms
Montigny-Lengrain is located in France
Montigny-Lengrain
Montigny-Lengrain
Coordinates: 49°22′20″N 3°06′00″E / 49.3722°N 3.1°E / 49.3722; 3.1Coordinates: 49°22′20″N 3°06′00″E / 49.3722°N 3.1°E / 49.3722; 3.1
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Soissons
Canton Vic-sur-Aisne
Intercommunality Pays de la Vallée de l'Aisne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Brabant
Area1 11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 663
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02514 /02290
Elevation 36–163 m (118–535 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 649 —    
1968 617 −4.9%
1975 584 −5.3%
1982 574 −1.7%
1990 585 +1.9%
1999 635 +8.5%
2008 663 +4.4%

History[edit]

On Easter day 1945, the castle of Montigny-Lengrain, guarded by the faithful of King Louis IV of France, was taken by Herbert III of Vermandois, assisted by the Count of Tours and Blois Thibaud. The latter, vassal of Hugues the Great, participates in it as indirect support of Hugues to the fight against the king. (Y Sassier, Hugues Capet, Paris, Fayard, 2008, p115.)

Places and Monuments[edit]

  • Church of Saint-Martin de Montigny-Lengrain , historical monument since 1921.
  • The Renaissance cross within the walls of the church, become with the church historical monument
  • The monument to the dead.
  • Road crosses.

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