From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Town hall in Marchais-en-Brie
Town hall in Marchais-en-Brie
Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie is located in France
Location within Hauts-de-France region
Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie is located in Hauts-de-France
Coordinates: 48°53′02″N 3°29′10″E / 48.884°N 3.486°E / 48.884; 3.486Coordinates: 48°53′02″N 3°29′10″E / 48.884°N 3.486°E / 48.884; 3.486
 • Mayor (2016-2020) Alain Moroy
Area140.04 km2 (15.46 sq mi)
Population (2013)2836
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code02458 /02540
Elevation107–222 m (351–728 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie is a commune in the Aisne department of northern France. The municipality was established on 1 January 2016 and consists of the former communes of Artonges, La Celle-sous-Montmirail, Fontenelle-en-Brie and Marchais-en-Brie.[1]

The town hall is in Marchais-en-Brie.

Name[change | change source]

The commune of Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie gets is name from:

  • Dhuys (or Dhuis), a small river, 21.4 km (13.3 mi), that flows through the commune.
  • Petit Morin, 86.3 km (53.6 mi), a left tributary of the Marne river that also flows through the commune.
  • Brie, the natural region where is the commune, a small plateau.

Geography[change | change source]

Dhuys-et-Morin-en-Brie is in the southern part of the Aisne department at 76.8 km (47.7 mi) to the south of Laon,[2] the prefecture of the department, and at 18.9 km (11.7 mi) to the southeast of Château-Thierry,[3] the subprefecture of the arrondissement.

It has an area of 40.04 km2 (15.46 sq mi) with an altitude of 107–222 m (351–728 ft).

Marchais-en-Brie and its neighboring communities
Map of Marchais-en-Brie

Composition[change | change source]

The commune is formed by:

Name Code
Marchais-en-Brie 02458 12.78 295 23.1
Artonges 02026 13.12 196 14.9
La Celle-sous-Montmirail 02147 5.67 116 20.5
Fontenelle-en-Brie 02325 8.47 229 27.0

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arrêté préfectoral" (PDF) (in French). Préfecture de l’Aisne. 10 September 2015. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  2. "Orthodromie entre "Marchais-en-Brie" et "Laon"" (in French). Lion 1906. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  3. "Orthodromie entre "Marchais-en-Brie" et "Château-Thierry"" (in French). Lion 1906. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  4. "Populations lègales 2013 - 02-Aisne". Populations légales 2013 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 1 November 2016.