Nogent-sur-Seine

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Nogent-sur-Seine
Subprefecture and commune
Watermill on the Seine
Watermill on the Seine
Coat of arms of Nogent-sur-Seine
Coat of arms
Nogent-sur-Seine is located in France
Nogent-sur-Seine
Nogent-sur-Seine
Coordinates: 48°29′39″N 3°30′12″E / 48.4942°N 3.5033°E / 48.4942; 3.5033Coordinates: 48°29′39″N 3°30′12″E / 48.4942°N 3.5033°E / 48.4942; 3.5033
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Aube
Arrondissement Nogent-sur-Seine
Canton Nogent-sur-Seine
Intercommunality Nogentais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Hugues Fadin
Area1 20.08 km2 (7.75 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 5,992
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 10268 /10400
Elevation 60–113 m (197–371 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.

Nogent-sur-Seine (French: [nɔ.ʒɑ̃.syʁ.sɛn]) is a commune in the Aube department in north-central France. The headquarters of The Soufflet Group is located here, as is the Musée Camille Claudel.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 3,174 —    
1800 3,201 +0.9%
1806 3,158 −1.3%
1821 2,926 −7.3%
1831 3,277 +12.0%
1836 3,355 +2.4%
1841 3,383 +0.8%
1846 3,515 +3.9%
1851 3,469 −1.3%
1856 3,486 +0.5%
1861 3,530 +1.3%
1866 3,641 +3.1%
1872 3,474 −4.6%
1876 3,435 −1.1%
1881 3,469 +1.0%
1886 3,652 +5.3%
1891 3,704 +1.4%
1896 3,723 +0.5%
1901 3,818 +2.6%
1906 3,829 +0.3%
1911 3,976 +3.8%
1921 3,373 −15.2%
1926 3,611 +7.1%
1931 3,683 +2.0%
1936 3,631 −1.4%
1946 3,589 −1.2%
1954 3,333 −7.1%
1962 3,777 +13.3%
1968 4,447 +17.7%
1975 4,671 +5.0%
1982 5,009 +7.2%
1990 5,505 +9.9%
1999 5,963 +8.3%
2008 6,060 +1.6%
2012 5,992 −1.1%

Personalities[edit]

Sculptor Camille Claudel lived in Nogent-sur-Seine with her family from 1876 to 1879.

Frédéric Moreau, the hero of Gustave Flaubert's novel Sentimental Education, is a native of Nogent-sur-Seine.

The abbey of Nogent-sur-Seine was destroyed during the French Revolution. Fragments of it were used in 1817 in making the canopy over the graves of Pierre Abélard and Héloïse d'Argenteuil at the Père Lachaise Cemetery.

International relations[edit]

Nogent-sur-Seine is twinned with:

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