Saint-Gobain, Aisne

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Saint-Gobain
Commune
Former mirror factory
Former mirror factory
Coat of arms of Saint-Gobain
Coat of arms
Saint-Gobain is located in France
Saint-Gobain
Saint-Gobain
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Saint-Gobain is located in Hauts-de-France
Saint-Gobain
Saint-Gobain
Coordinates: 49°35′48″N 3°22′33″E / 49.5967°N 3.3759°E / 49.5967; 3.3759Coordinates: 49°35′48″N 3°22′33″E / 49.5967°N 3.3759°E / 49.5967; 3.3759
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Laon
Canton Tergnier
Intercommunality Villes d'Oyse
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guy Paquin
Area1 29.73 km2 (11.48 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,300
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02680 /02410
Elevation 53–207 m (174–679 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

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

Named after martyr Saint Gobain, who was murdered by non-Christian raiders in this region in the year 670 AD. In 1692, a glass factory was built at the village of Saint-Gobain, giving its name to the Saint-Gobain company.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17932,023—    
18002,013−0.5%
18062,119+5.3%
18212,339+10.4%
18312,338−0.0%
18362,378+1.7%
18412,256−5.1%
18462,186−3.1%
18512,210+1.1%
18562,374+7.4%
18612,261−4.8%
18662,190−3.1%
18722,133−2.6%
18762,139+0.3%
18812,120−0.9%
18862,219+4.7%
18912,346+5.7%
18962,147−8.5%
19012,317+7.9%
19062,268−2.1%
19112,305+1.6%
19211,586−31.2%
19262,196+38.5%
19311,976−10.0%
19361,909−3.4%
19462,217+16.1%
19542,535+14.3%
19622,994+18.1%
19682,893−3.4%
19752,657−8.2%
19822,278−14.3%
19902,321+1.9%
19992,340+0.8%
20082,348+0.3%
20122,300−2.0%

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