Avant-lès-Ramerupt

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The river Aube
Location of Avant-lès-Ramerupt
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Avant-lès-Ramerupt
Coordinates: 48°26′56″N4°17′15″E / 48.4489°N 4.2875°E / 48.4489; 4.2875 Coordinates: 48°26′56″N4°17′15″E / 48.4489°N 4.2875°E / 48.4489; 4.2875
Country France
Region Grand Est
Department Aube
Arrondissement Troyes
Canton Arcis-sur-Aube
Intercommunality Forêts, Lacs, Terres en Champagne
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Denis Mailier [1]
Area
1
20.77 km2 (8.02 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
158
  Density7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
10021 /10240
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

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Geography

Avant-lès-Ramerupt is located some 30 km north-east of Troyes and 15 km south-east of Arcis-sur-Aube. Access to the commune is by the D5 from Creney-près-Troyes in the south-west which passes through the village and continues north-east to join the D441 near Coclois. The D99 passes through the north-west of the commune as it goes from Charmont-sous-Barbuise to Ramerupt. The D107 links the D99 to the village through Mesnil-Lettre. The D48 comes from Nogent-sur-Aube in the north-east to the village then continues south to Longsols. The commune is U-shaped oriented north-east with the village in the eastern arm of the U. The commune is entirely farmland. [3]

The Arcot rises just north of the village and flows south-east to join the Longsols just south of the commune. [3]

Neighbouring communes and villages

[3]

Administration

List of Successive Mayors [4]

FromToName
1857Maufroy
20012026Denis Mailier

Demography

In 2017 the commune had 157 inhabitants.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 292    
1800 288−0.20%
1806 284−0.23%
1821 250−0.85%
1831 270+0.77%
1836 255−1.14%
1841 247−0.64%
1846 248+0.08%
1851 256+0.64%
1856 254−0.16%
1861 241−1.05%
1866 246+0.41%
1872 230−1.11%
1876 214−1.79%
1881 199−1.44%
1886 199+0.00%
1891 189−1.03%
1896 165−2.68%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 158−0.86%
1906 157−0.13%
1911 167+1.24%
1921 156−0.68%
1926 163+0.88%
1931 167+0.49%
1936 158−1.10%
1946 168+0.62%
1954 180+0.87%
1962 168−0.86%
1968 166−0.20%
1975 162−0.35%
1982 160−0.18%
1990 156−0.32%
1999 166+0.69%
2007 149−1.34%
2012 152+0.40%
2017 157+0.65%
Source: EHESS [5] and INSEE [6]

Culture and heritage

Civil heritage

Religious heritage

Sculpture in a niche of the church Avant-les-Ramerupt.JPG
Sculpture in a niche of the church

The commune has one religious building that is registered as an historical monument: The Church of Saint Denis (12th century). Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg [7] From the east its Apse and its Choir are early Gothic, the Transept, the Nave, and the lateral naves were built in the 16th century. The tower dates from about 1200. The lateral naves are covered with a Gabled roof. The building was constructed by the chapter of Pougy.

The Church contains many items that are registered as historical objects:

  • A Statuette: Saint Denis (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [8]
  • Panelling (17th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [9]
  • A Statue: Virgin and child (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [10]
  • A Painted panel: The Nativity (17th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [11]
  • A Statue: Saint Denis (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [12]
  • A Statue: Christ on the Cross (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [13]
  • A Statue: Saint Abbot (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [14]
  • A Statue: Saint John the Baptist (15th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [15]
  • A Statue: Virgin and child (14th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [16]
  • A Group Sculpture: Saint Roch and an Angel (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [17]
  • Pieces of the Altar (18th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [18]
  • A Monstrance (19th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [19]
  • A Statue: Religious figure (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [20]
  • The Altar (17th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [21]
  • A Niche (17th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [22]
  • Baptismal fonts (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [23]
  • Pavement Tiles (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [24]
  • A Statue: Saint Éleuthère (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [25]
  • A Statue: Saint Rustique (16th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [26]
  • A Retable and Tabernacle on the main altar (17th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [27]
  • A Painting: Assumption (19th century) Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg [28]

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 3 Google Maps
  4. List of Mayors of France (in French)
  5. Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Avant-lès-Ramerupt, EHESS. (in French)
  6. Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  7. Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00078023 Church of Saint Denis (in French)
  8. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10004758 Statuette: Saint Denis (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  9. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10004757 Panelling (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  10. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000100 Statue: Virgin and child (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  11. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000099 Painted panel: Virgin and Child (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  12. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000098 Statue: Saint Denis (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  13. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000097 Statue: Christ on the Cross (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  14. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000096 Statue: Saint Abbot (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  15. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000095 Statue: Saint John the Baptist (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  16. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000094 Statue: Virgin and child (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  17. Ministry of Culture, Palissy PM10000093 Statue: Saint Roch and an Angel (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  18. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012763 Pieces of the Altar (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  19. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012508 Monstrance (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  20. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012507 Statue: Religious figure (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  21. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012506 Altar (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  22. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012505 Niche (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  23. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012503 Baptismal Fonts (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  24. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012286 Pavement tiles (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  25. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012285 Statue: Saint Éleuthère (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  26. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012284 Statue: Saint Rustique (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  27. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012283 Retable and Tabernacle on the main altar (in French) Camera aabb.svg
  28. Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM10012504 Painting: Assumption (in French) Camera aabb.svg