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Margut
Margut (Frankreich)
Margut
Region Grand Est
Department (No) Ardennes (08)
Arrondissement Sedan
Canton Carignan
Community association Portes du Luxembourg
Coordinates 49° 35′ N, 5° 16′ OCoordinates 49° 35′ N, 5° 16′ O
Height 166–350 m
Area 7,54 km²
Inhabitants 756 (January 1, 2018)
Population density 100 inhabitants/km²
Postal code 08370
INSEE code

Saint Walfroy Hermitage

Margut is a commune in the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region in north-central France with a population of 756 as of 1 January 2018. The village belongs to the arrondissement of Sedan and the canton of Carignan. In addition, the commune is part of the Portes du Luxembourg association of communes, created in 1994. The inhabitants call themselves Margutiens/Margutiennes.

Geography

Margut is located on the river Marche about 27 kilometers southeast of Sedan in the east of the Ardennes department. The commune consists of the village of Margut and a few individual farmsteads.

Neighbouring communes are Fromy to the northwest, Moiry to the north and northeast, Sapogne-sur-Marche to the northeast, Signy-Montlibert to the east, Bièvres to the south, Trannes to the south, La Ferté-sur-Chiers to the west and Villy to the northwest.

History

The commune was part of the Sedan district from 1793 to 1801. From 1801 to 1926, it was part of the arrondissement of Sedan. Then it was assigned to the arrondissement of Mézières from 1926 to 1942. Since 1942 it was again part of the arrondissement of Sedan. From 1793 to 1801, the village was the cantonal capital of the canton of Margut. Since then, the commune has been within the canton of Carignan. From 1826 to 1871, the commune of Fromy belonged to Margut

Population development

Year 1793 1846 1851 1872 1901 1921 1936 1946 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2012
Inhabitants 186 587 576 522 842 702 817 650 810 847 809 826 819 836 795 781
Sources: Cassini and INSEE; 1846 and 1851 with Fromy

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