Assencières

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Assencières
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The road into Assencières
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Assencières
Coordinates: 48°21′32″N4°11′59″E / 48.3589°N 4.1997°E / 48.3589; 4.1997 Coordinates: 48°21′32″N4°11′59″E / 48.3589°N 4.1997°E / 48.3589; 4.1997
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Aube
Arrondissement Troyes
Canton Brienne-le-Château
Intercommunality CC Forêts Lacs Terres Champagne
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Jean-Louis Pinet [1]
Area
1
7.39 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
176
  Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
10014 /10220
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Assencières is a commune in the Aube department in the Grand Est region of north-central France.

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Geography

Assencières is located some 11 km north-east of Troyes and 8 km south-east of Charmont-sous-Barbuise. Access to the commune is by the D 8 road from Luyères in the north passing through the village and the heart of the commune and continuing to Mesnil-Sellières in the south. The D 100 also starts from the village and goes north-east to Bouy-Luxembourg. There is a railway passing through the commune from Charmont-sous-Barbuise in the north to La Chapelle-Saint-Luc in the south-west but there is no station in or near the commune. The commune is entirely flat farmland. [3]

Neighbouring communes and villages

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Administration

List of Successive Mayors [4]

FromToNamePartyPosition
1857Briet-Baulard
1887Derrez
20012008Gérard Leclercq
20082020Jean-Louis Pinet

(Not all data is known)

Demography

In 2017 the commune had 171 inhabitants.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 176    
1800 162−1.18%
1806 155−0.73%
1821 157+0.09%
1831 138−1.28%
1836 140+0.29%
1841 139−0.14%
1846 134−0.73%
1851 127−1.07%
1856 123−0.64%
1861 112−1.86%
1866 110−0.36%
1872 112+0.30%
1876 108−0.91%
1881 101−1.33%
1886 102+0.20%
1891 91−2.26%
1896 82−2.06%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 78−1.00%
1906 72−1.59%
1911 62−2.95%
1921 62+0.00%
1926 87+7.01%
1931 87+0.00%
1936 92+1.12%
1946 77−1.76%
1954 77+0.00%
1962 68−1.54%
1968 73+1.19%
1975 85+2.20%
1982 89+0.66%
1990 106+2.21%
1999 145+3.54%
2007 170+2.01%
2012 204+3.71%
2017 171−3.47%
Source: EHESS [5] and INSEE [6]
The Town Hall Assencieres Mairie.JPG
The Town Hall
Assencieres War Memorial Assencieres War Memorial.JPG
Assencières War Memorial

Sites and monuments

The Church of Saint Pierre and Saint Paul Assencieres Church.JPG
The Church of Saint Pierre and Saint Paul
The Bronze Bell Assencieres Bronze Bell.JPG
The Bronze Bell

The Church of Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul used to have three naves from the 16th century which collapsed in 1947. [7] There are many items which are registered as historical objects:

Notable people linked to the commune

Alexandre Marchais, who was called Le Mose, was born in 1962 and spent his childhood in Assencières. He made his first steps in performing at parties before turning to street music and eventually join a travelling troupe of acrobats. But it was in the gypsy community that he is known by becoming one of the leading exponents of ericius music.

See also

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. 1 2 Google Maps
  4. List of Mayors of France (in French)
  5. Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Assencières, EHESS. (in French)
  6. Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  7. Marguerite Beau, Essay on the religious architecture of southern Champagne in Aube outside Troyes, 1991 (in French)
  8. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10004523 Stoup (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  9. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10004519 Sculpture: Christ on the cross (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  10. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10004479 Main Altar, Tabernacle, and Retable (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  11. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10004478 Retable star (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  12. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10003454 Statue: Saint Pierre (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  13. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000053 Statue: Saint Fiacre (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  14. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000052 Processional cross (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  15. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000051 Group Sculpture: Christ & 2 angels with the instruments of the Passion (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  16. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000050 Stained glass windows: Death of the virgin (in French)
  17. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000049 Statue: Virgin & child (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  18. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10010326 Stained glass windows: Visitation of Saint-Pierre (in French)
  19. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10010323 Reliquary-bust: Saint Fiacre (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  20. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10010312 Bronze Bell (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  21. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10010267 Choir balustrade (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  22. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10010155 Stained glass window: the Crucifixion (in French)
  23. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10001291 Glass figure in Bay 2 (in French)
  24. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10001290 Glass figure in Bay 0 (in French)