Semide

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Semide
The church in Semide
The church in Semide
Coat of arms of Semide
Coat of arms
Location of Semide
Semide is located in France
Semide
Semide
Semide is located in Grand Est
Semide
Semide
Coordinates: 49°20′30″N 4°35′01″E / 49.3417°N 4.5835°E / 49.3417; 4.5835Coordinates: 49°20′30″N 4°35′01″E / 49.3417°N 4.5835°E / 49.3417; 4.5835
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentArdennes
ArrondissementVouziers
CantonAttigny
IntercommunalityArgonne Ardennaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Lampson
Area
1
37.04 km2 (14.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
201
 • Density5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
08410 /08400
Elevation110–204 m (361–669 ft)
(avg. 149 m or 489 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Semide is a commune in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region in northern of France.

It is located 200 km (120 mi) northeast of Paris, 40 km (25 mi) of Reims).

History[edit]

Semide has not always been what it is today. Formerly, the chalky soil gave bad harvest. This poor land, where resinous had been plant under the Second Empire provided to the sheep kine sparse grass. In the 1960s, Semide underwent a change which has modified its economy, its way of life and the landscape. Mecanisation, motorisation, clearing, fertilizer utilization and regrouping of lands mark out the intensive farming beginning dominates by cereals.

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Semidas.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962314—    
1968293−6.7%
1975251−14.3%
1982264+5.2%
1990258−2.3%
1999245−5.0%
2008213−13.1%

Sights[edit]

Economy[edit]

Semide main's activity is farming, predominantly cereal and sugar beet production.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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