The church of Oulchy-le-Château
|Intercommunality||Oulchy le Château|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Pierre Brioux|
|Area1||15.08 km2 (5.82 sq mi)|
|• Density||56/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|INSEE/Postal code||02580 /02210|
87–178 m (285–584 ft) |
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.
Towns, villages and localities
- Cugny-lès-Crouttes, located to the east
On the night of 2/3 March 1814, the area was taken by imperial troops commanded by Captain Parquin. In 1976, the commune of Cugny-lès-Crouttes was absorbed.
- War memorial, on which 41 names are inscribed
- War memorial of Cugny-lès-Crouttes, on which 5 names are inscribed
- Monument in memory of Captain Parquin
- Many public baths
- The Ghosts of Landowski - 1919-1935 by Paul Landowski. This group consists of 7 stone soldiers, 8 meters (26 ft) high, each reflecting a weapon and erected on Chalmont hill at the site of the Second battle of the Marne.
- Gérard Titus-Carmel, painter and poet, lived and worked in the commune for more than thirty years
Economics and sports
The village contains a bakery, supermarket, butcher shops, pharmacy, doctor, nightclub, police, garage and gasoline. The town contains a football stadium and two tennis courts.
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