Vermand

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Vermand
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Vermand
Coat of arms
Vermand is located in France
Vermand
Vermand
Coordinates: 49°52′N 3°09′E / 49.87°N 3.15°E / 49.87; 3.15Coordinates: 49°52′N 3°09′E / 49.87°N 3.15°E / 49.87; 3.15
Country France
Region Hauts-de-France
Department Aisne
Arrondissement Saint-Quentin
Canton Saint-Quentin-1
Intercommunality Pays du Vermandois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Boniface
Area1 15.75 km2 (6.08 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,036
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 02785 /02490

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Vermand is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Vermand was probably the original capital of the Viromandui, after whom the region of Vermandois is named. It was later displaced by the Roman settlement of Augusta Viromanduorum, modern Saint-Quentin.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 998 —    
1968 1,135 +13.7%
1975 1,165 +2.6%
1982 1,163 −0.2%
1990 1,118 −3.9%
1999 1,069 −4.4%
2008 1,036 −3.1%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jean-Luc Collart and Michèle Gaillard, [http
    //www.persee.fr/doc/sracf_1159-7151_2004_act_25_1_1220 "Vermand /Augusta Viromanduorum (Aisne)"], Supplément à la Revue archéologique du centre de la France, 25, 1 (2004): 493–96.