Sorbon

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Sorbon
Skyline of Sorbon
Coat of arms of Sorbon
Coat of arms
Location of Sorbon
Sorbon is located in France
Sorbon
Sorbon
Sorbon is located in Grand Est
Sorbon
Sorbon
Coordinates: 49°32′23″N 4°21′19″E / 49.5397°N 4.3553°E / 49.5397; 4.3553Coordinates: 49°32′23″N 4°21′19″E / 49.5397°N 4.3553°E / 49.5397; 4.3553
CountryFrance
RegionGrand Est
DepartmentArdennes
ArrondissementRethel
CantonRethel
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Ronsin
Area
1
14.43 km2 (5.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
202
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
08427 /08300
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sorbon is a commune of the Ardennes department in northern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962203—    
1968210+3.4%
1975211+0.5%
1982216+2.4%
1990224+3.7%
1999216−3.6%
2008206−4.6%

Personalities[edit]

It was the birthplace of Robert de Sorbon, (1201–1274), who was a chaplain and Confessor to King Louis IX of France, as well as the founder of the Sorbonne, the University of Paris.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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