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Autry

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Country  France
Department  Ardennes
Canton  Monthois
Region  Grand Est
Arrondissement  Vouziers
Intercommunality  Argonne Ardennaise
Autry

Autry is a French commune in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region of north-eastern France.

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The inhabitants of the commune are known as Autryens or Autryennes.

Geography

Autry is located some 50 km east of Reims and 25 km north by north-west of Sainte-Menehould. The southern border of the commune is the departmental boundary between Ardennes and Marne. Access to the commune is by road D21 from Challerange in the north-west which passes through the centre of the commune and the village and continues to Binarville in the south-east after changing to the D63 at the departmental border. The D218 goes west from the village to Bouconville and the D41 goes north-east to Lançon. Apart from the village there is the hamlet of La Gare in the west. Large areas of the commune are forested, especially in the west, and there is a large fish farm in the east. The rest of the commune is farmland.

The Aisne river forms part of the south-eastern border of the commune as it flows north then west to the village then north again as it continues its journey to join the Oise at Compiègne. The Dormoise flows from the south-west to join the Aisne in the commune. The Remy Galere rises on the northern border and flows east to join the Aisne forming part of the northern border.

Administration

List of Successive Mayors

(Not all data is known)

Demography

In 2010 the commune had 140 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known from the population censuses conducted in the commune since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of communes with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger communes that have a sample survey every year.

Population Change (See database)

Sources : Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 (population without double counting and municipal population from 2006)

Civil heritage

The commune has one structure that is registered as an historical monument:

  • A Flour Mill (20th century)
  • Another site of interest
  • Around the church in the village there are traces of a medieval fortification system.
  • Notable people linked to the commune

  • Louis Marie Alphonse Depuiset (1822-1886), Entomologist.
  • References

    Autry Wikipedia


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