The chateau of Aramont, in Verberie
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Patrick Floury|
|15.05 km2 (5.81 sq mi)|
|• Density||260/km2 (680/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||30–125 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.|
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.
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.
It was the birthplace of author and feminist Juliette Adam.
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