Breteuil, Oise

Summary

Breteuil (French pronunciation: ​[bʁətœj]) or Breteuil-sur-Noye (French pronunciation: ​[bʁətœj syʁ nwa], literally Breteuil on Noye) is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.[2]

Breteuil-sur-Noye
Former abbey and the castle
Former abbey and the castle
Coat of arms of Breteuil-sur-Noye
Location of Breteuil-sur-Noye
Breteuil-sur-Noye is located in France
Breteuil-sur-Noye
Breteuil-sur-Noye
Breteuil-sur-Noye is located in Hauts-de-France
Breteuil-sur-Noye
Breteuil-sur-Noye
Coordinates: 49°38′00″N 2°17′39″E / 49.6333°N 2.2942°E / 49.6333; 2.2942Coordinates: 49°38′00″N 2°17′39″E / 49.6333°N 2.2942°E / 49.6333; 2.2942
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentOise
ArrondissementClermont
CantonSaint-Just-en-Chaussée
IntercommunalityOise Picarde
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean Cauwel
Area
1
17.27 km2 (6.67 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
4,221
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
60104 /60120
Elevation70–166 m (230–545 ft)
(avg. 102 m or 335 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is located in the Noye valley.

Law of BreteuilEdit

The Duke of Normandy gave a charter to Breteuil guaranteeing it many freedoms. After the Norman conquest of England and later the Norman Conquest of Ireland, the "law of Breteuil" was granted to many towns in those countries.[3][4]

PopulationEdit

Its inhabitants are calles Brituliens.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 2,030—    
1800 2,160+6.4%
1806 2,112−2.2%
1821 2,099−0.6%
1831 2,284+8.8%
1836 2,415+5.7%
1841 2,399−0.7%
1846 2,561+6.8%
1851 2,736+6.8%
1856 2,794+2.1%
1861 2,907+4.0%
1866 2,815−3.2%
1872 2,802−0.5%
1876 3,074+9.7%
1881 3,146+2.3%
1886 3,154+0.3%
1891 3,108−1.5%
1896 2,991−3.8%
YearPop.±%
1901 2,830−5.4%
1906 2,839+0.3%
1911 2,700−4.9%
1921 2,325−13.9%
1926 2,426+4.3%
1931 2,516+3.7%
1936 2,359−6.2%
1946 1,785−24.3%
1954 2,241+25.5%
1962 2,748+22.6%
1968 3,085+12.3%
1975 3,531+14.5%
1982 3,873+9.7%
1990 3,879+0.2%
1999 4,120+6.2%
2006 4,267+3.6%
2009 4,359+2.2%
2012 4,475+2.7%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ INSEE commune file
  3. ^ Ballard, Adolphus (October 1915). "The Law of Breteuil" (PDF). The English Historical Review. Oxford University Press. 30 (120): 646–658. doi:10.1093/ehr/xxx.cxx.646. JSTOR 551301.
  4. ^ Pounds, Norman John Greville (2005-01-01). The Medieval City. Greenwood Publishing Group. pp. 174–5. ISBN 9780313324987. Retrieved 10 September 2015.