The church in Semide
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Marc Lampson|
|37.04 km2 (14.30 sq mi)|
|• Density||5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||110–204 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 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.
The inhabitants are called Semidas.
- St-Pierre St-Paul Church from the twelfth century.
- Big Bertha : Vestige of an installation of a Langer Max (officially called 38 cm SKL/45), wrongly called by usage Big Bertha.
- National graveyard from the First World War.
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