Verberie

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Verberie
The chateau of Aramont, in Verberie
The chateau of Aramont, in Verberie
Coat of arms of Verberie
Coat of arms
Location of Verberie
Verberie is located in France
Verberie
Verberie
Verberie is located in Hauts-de-France
Verberie
Verberie
Coordinates: 49°18′40″N 2°43′56″E / 49.3111°N 2.7322°E / 49.3111; 2.7322Coordinates: 49°18′40″N 2°43′56″E / 49.3111°N 2.7322°E / 49.3111; 2.7322
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentOise
ArrondissementSenlis
CantonCrépy-en-Valois
IntercommunalityBasse Automne
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Patrick Floury
Area
1
15.05 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,976
 • Density260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
60667 /60410
Elevation30–125 m (98–410 ft)
(avg. 33 m or 108 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Verberie is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.

It lies 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Compiègne on the main road to Senlis and Paris. The railway station is on the line from Compiegne to Crépy-en-Valois. It has an average income of €20,442 (1999). The inhabitants are known as Sautriauts.

History[edit]

On 1 October 856 Judith, the daughter of Charles the Bald, King of West Francia, married Æthelwulf, King of Wessex at the royal palace of Verberie.[2]

During the First World War it was the scene of fighting on the 1 September 1914, and in 1918. The village has several war cemeteries including the Verberie French National Cemetery which contains the graves of 3,221 French soldiers (of whom 2,339 are unidentified), 52 servicemen from the United Kingdom, and one Canadian cavalryman.

Personalities[edit]

It was the birthplace of author and feminist Juliette Adam.

Gallery[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Nelson, Janet, trans. and ed. (1991). The Annals of St-Bertin. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. p. 83. ISBN 978-0-7190-3426-8.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)